Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Food Network Garlic Shrimp and Potatoes

If your looking for a low calorie dinner, look no further. This Garlic Shrimp and Potatoes from Food Network has only 440 calories per serving.  Serves 4  Total Time: 40 minutes.


1 1/4 lbs large shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 lb sugar snap peas, trimmed
6 cloves of garlic, minced
1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 1/2 lbs small red potatoes, halved
3/4 cup buttermilk
4 tablespoons butter
Salt and pepper, to taste
2 tablespoons fresh chives, chopped
Zest from 1 lemon


Preheat the broiler. In a large bowl toss together the shrimp, snap peas, garlic, thyme and oil, set aside.  In a medium size saucepan add 1” water and bring to boil. Add potatoes and cook until fork tender, about 10 minutes. Reserve 1/4 cup of the liquid and drain the rest and return the potatoes to the pot. Add buttermilk, 2 tablespoons butter and salt and pepper to taste. Mash, adding the reserved cooking water as needed. Stir in 1 tablespoon of the chives.

While the potatoes are cooking, spread the shrimp and snap peas on a baking sheet. Broil until cooked through and charred in spots, 6-8 minutes. Dab the remaining butter on the shrimp and snap peas and sprinkle with the lemon zest. Toss until butter melts and  mixture is well coated. Taste test and add salt and pepper, if needed. Sprinkle on the remaining chives. Serve. Yum Yum!

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