Peanut Shrimp

Include this easy-to-prepare dish you can enjoy in a matter of minutes as part of your Healthiest Way of Eating! The red coloring of shrimp is a reflection of health-promoting phytonutrients that provide anti-inflammatory and antioxidant protection.

Prep and Cook Time: 15 minutes



  1. Chop garlic and let sit for 5 minutes to Promote its Health Benefits
  2. Peel and devein shrimp.
  3. Rub shrimp with 2 TBS lemon juice, salt, and pepper.
  4. Heat 3 TBS broth over medium-low heat in a stainless steel skillet.
  5. When broth begins to steam, add shrimp and sauté. Stir frequently. After 2 minutes, turn the shrimp over and add garlic. Sauté until shrimp are pink and opaque throughout (approximately 3 minutes). Cook 4-5 minutes for large shrimp. Shrimp cook quickly, so watch your cooking time or they will become tough.
  6. Dress with extra virgin olive oil and the remaining 1 TBS lemon juice.
  7. Serve with mixed greens and top with your favorite peanut sauce.
Serves 2
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