PointsPlus Garlicky Shrimp with Broccoli and Toasted Breadcrumbs Recipe

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PointsPlus Garlicky Shrimp with Broccoli and Toasted Breadcrumbs Recipe
Garlicky Shrimp with Broccoli and Toasted Breadcrumbs
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Garlicky Shrimp with Broccoli and Toasted Breadcrumbs

Panko breadcrumbs and broccoli lend a surprising crunch to this quick and easy weeknight  dish. It’s almost like having shrimp tempura without the guilt of deep-frying.

Ready in
20 m
4
Servings
146
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 3 cups small broccoli florets
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 large cloves garlic, sliced
  • 1/3 cup canned chicken broth
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Directions

Put the broccoli and water in a microwave-safe bowl. Cover and microwave on high until tender, about 4 minutes. Drain well and set aside (be careful of the steam when uncovering the bowl).

Meanwhile, heat 1 teaspoon of the oil in a large, nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add the breadcrumbs and cook until lightly toasted, stirring often, about 2-3 minutes. Scrape the toasted breadcrumbs into a bowl. Stir in the lemon zest and 1/8 teaspoon of the salt.

Heat 1 more teaspoon of the oil in same skillet over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp and sauté until pink, about 2 minutes. Add the garlic and sauté until very light golden, about 1 minute.

Stir in the broth, red pepper flakes, and remaining salt. Cook just until the shrimp is cooked through, stirring to loosen bits from the bottom of the pan, about 1 minute.

Remove from heat and add the cooked broccoli. Toss to mix and coat. Add the lemon juice and remaining oil and toss again. Serve topped with the toasted breadcrumbs.

Garlic Shopping Tip

Italian food is about simplicity and letting the ingredients shine. So make sure you get ingredients that are great quality and flavor. Farmers markets and specialty stores will have great produce and products. Just be sure to have some great olive oil.

Garlic Cooking Tip

Unlike other highly regarded cuisines, Italian cooking is usually simple to make with many dishes having only 4 to 8 ingredients. Italian cooks rely chiefly on the quality of the ingredients rather than on elaborate preparation.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
5g
8%
Sugar
0.4g
N/A
Saturated Fat
0.8g
4%
Cholesterol
143mg
48%
Protein
17g
35%
Carbs
8g
3%
Vitamin A
122µg
14%
Vitamin B12
1µg
21%
Vitamin B6
0.3mg
14.8%
Vitamin C
40mg
67%
Vitamin D
0.1µg
N/A
Vitamin E
2mg
10%
Vitamin K
2µg
3%
Calcium
99mg
10%
Fiber
0.3g
1.2%
Folate (food)
51µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
51µg
13%
Iron
0.7mg
4.1%
Magnesium
37mg
9%
Monounsaturated
3g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
2mg
12%
Phosphorus
310mg
44%
Polyunsaturated
0.8g
N/A
Potassium
279mg
8%
Sodium
742mg
31%
Zinc
1mg
9%

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