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Shrimp Scampi

shrimp-scampi.jpgTotal Time: 15 min

1 Tbsp olive or vegetable oil
3/4 lb uncooked deveined peeled medium shrimp, thawed if frozen, tail shells removed
1 medium green onion, thinly sliced (1 Tbsp)
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
2 tsp chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves
2 tsp chopped fresh parsley or 3/4 teaspoon parsley flakes
1 Tbsp lemon juice
1/8 tsp salt
grated Parmesan cheese, if desired

In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add shrimp and remaining ingredients except cheese. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until shrimp are pink. (Do not overcook shrimp or they will become tough.) Remove from heat. Sprinkle with cheese.

Makes 2 servings. Per serving: Calories 180; Total Fat 8g (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 240mg; Sodium 430mg; Total Carbohydrate 1g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 0g); Protein 26g

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