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Two Quick Shrimp Dinners

Updated on August 1, 2011

Here are two quick and easy shrimp dinner ideas using frozen shrimp that only take about 15 minutes.

Tandoori Shrimp

For this recipe you need:

1-1 pound bag of frozen shrimp, peeled and deveined

1/2 cup of plain Greek yogurt

1 Tbsp fresh lime juice

2 tsp curry powder

2 tsp garlic paste

1 thinly sliced onion

1. Defrost shrimp and pat them dry. In a medium bowl combine all ingredients except the onions.

2. Heat a grill pan over medium heat. Add onions and cook about 7 minutes or until lightly browned and transfer to a plate.

3. Put shrimp in grill pan and cook 2-3 minutes until shrimp are cooked through.

Serve with rice and lime wedges.

Grilled Shrimp White-Bean Salad

1-1 pound bag of shrimp

2 cloves of garlic, chopped

3 cups canned white beans, rinsed and drained

1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice

1/2 tsp grated lemon zest

1 cup cherry tomatoes, cut in half

1. Thaw shrimp and pat dry. Coat with olive oil, half the garlic and salt and pepper.

2. In saucepan, heat 1 Tbsp olive oil over medium heat. Add the rest of the garlic and cook about 1 minute. Add the beans and cook covered on low heat about 5 minutes. They just need to be warmed.

3. Cook shrimp on a grill pan for 2-3 minutes.

4. Combine all of the ingredients into a large bowl and sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.

Add some spinach or arugula for a great salad.

Both of these recipes serve 4. Enjoy!


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