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Mediterranean Shrimp Scampi

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Quick Facts

Servings: 3
Cook Time: 15 min.
Frozen shrimp and canned artichoke hearts make this a quick and flavorful meal.

Ingredients

  • 1- 16 ounces package shrimp scampi (frozen)
  • 1 zucchini, chopped
  • 1 14-oz can of quartered artichoke hearts, well drained
  • 1/4 cup sun dried tomatoes
  • 1 Tbsp capers
  • juice of 1 lemon (about 2 Tbs)
  • 1 1/4 cups uncooked orzo pasta (may substitute rice)

Directions

  • Heat large 12' skillet for 1 minute on medium high heat. Add shrimp and zucchini saute for 8 minutes, stirring periodically.
  • Add artichokes, sun dried tomatoes, capers and lemon juice and stir. Continue sauteing for 3-5 minutes (or until shrimp is fully cooked) stirring periodically. Serve over orzo pasta.
Recipe courtesy of the National Fisheries Institute

Serving Suggestion: This shrimp dish will take you on a gastronomic vacation to warmer climates. Serve with a Caesar salad and some bruschetta for an enjoyable seafood dinner.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 527
  Calories from Fat 48 (9%)
(8%)Total Fat 5g
(4%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
(77%)Cholesterol 230mg
(20%)Sodium 475mg
(37%)Potassium 1308mg
Total Carbohydrate 76g
(43%)Dietary Fiber 11g
Sugars 2g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(92%)Protein 46g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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