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Shrimp Scampi with Snap Peas

Shrimp Scampi with Snap Peas

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 - 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup shelled fresh or frozen sugar snap peas (do not defrost if frozen)
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup vermouth or dry white wine
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cups cooked instant brown rice

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and saute 2 minutes, until soft. Add shrimp and peas and saute 1 minute. Toss in oregano, salt and pepper and stir to coat. Add vermouth or dry white wine and simmer 1 minute.
  2. In a separate bowl, dissolve cornstarch into chicken broth until smooth; add mixture to skillet. Simmer 2 minutes, stirring frequently until sauce thickens and shrimp are bright pink and cooked through. Serve scampi over rice.

Variation

  • To make a thinner sauce to serve over linguine instead of rice, increase chicken broth to 3/4 cup.

Nutrition Information

Per serving: 290 kcal cal., 6 g fat (1 g sat. fat), 531 mg sodium, 2 g fiber, 1 g sugar, 26 g pro., 86 mg calcium, 4 mg iron. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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