Peanut shrimp

Peanut Shrimp

Prep and Cook Time: 15 minutes


  • 2 medium garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1/2 lb medium size shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 TBS + 1 TBS fresh lemon juice
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 TBS low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • 2 TBS extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup of your favorite peanut sauce


  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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