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Almond Crusted Shrimp

Quick, easy, healthy, and delicious. What’s not to like?

If you’re seeking a sensational lunch inspired by the deep blue sea, you’ll love these shrimp coated with fresh parsley, almonds, and other savory seasonings.

This recipe is courtesy of California Almonds.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup ground almonds
  • 3 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 Teaspoon minced fresh parsley, or 1/2 teaspoon dried
  • 1/2 Teaspoon seafood seasoning
  • 1/4 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon pepper
  • 1 Pound 61-to-70 count shrimp, with tails and veins removed
  • 1 egg white
  • 2 Tablespoons almond or corn oil, divided
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges

Directions

Stir together almonds, flour, parsley, seafood seasoning, salt and pepper.

Dip each shrimp in egg white, then in almond mixture; lay on a baking sheet or platter until ready to cook.

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet; grill shrimp in batches on medium heat, cooking 3–4 minutes, turning once, until pink and golden. Use remaining 1 tablespoon oil as necessary.

Serve shrimp immediately, accompanied by lemon wedges.

Nutritional Facts
Servings4
Calories Per Serving241
Total Fat14g22%
Sugar0.9gN/A
Saturated2g8%
Cholesterol143mg48%
Protein19g39%
Carbs10g3%
Vitamin A63µg7%
Vitamin B121µg21%
Vitamin B60.2mg10.8%
Vitamin C8mg14%
Vitamin D0.1µgN/A
Vitamin E6mg28%
Vitamin K7µg9%
Calcium101mg10%
Fiber2g9%
Folate (food)31µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)46µg12%
Folic acid9µgN/A
Iron1mg6%
Magnesium61mg15%
Monounsaturated6gN/A
Niacin (B3)3mg14%
Phosphorus344mg49%
Polyunsaturated6gN/A
Potassium258mg7%
Riboflavin (B2)0.2mg12.6%
Sodium654mg27%
Zinc2mg10%