Shrimp Scampi over Quinoa Pilaf

Rhonda Hall

By
@Lurves2Cook

This is a delicious and healthy recipe. I have been doing the 17 day diet and this is a great dish, full of flavor and allowed on the diet. Hope you all enjoy this as much as my family. They inhale it!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
40 Min

Ingredients

1 lb
shrimp
1/4 c
olive oil
1/4 c
margarine
2 clove
garlic
1/4 tsp
red pepper flakes
2 Tbsp
dry white wine
2 Tbsp
lemon juice
1/4 tsp
salt
1/8 tsp
pepper
3 Tbsp
fresh parsley, chopped or 1 1/4 tsp dried
3-4 c
quinoa, cooked
1 1/2 can(s)
carrots, chopped
1/2 c
onion,chopped
1/4 c
celery, chopped
1/4 c
margarine
2 clove
garlic, crushed
1 c
almonds (optional)
1/4 tsp
oregano, dried
salt to taste

Step-By-Step

1Scampi:
Heat oil and 2 Tbsp of margarine in large skillet. Add garlic and pepper flakes: cook 1 minute. add shrimp; cook 6 minutes. Remove shrimp with slotted spoon to plate; keep warm. Reserve the oil from the skillet.
2Cook Quinoa according to package directions. I used 1 1/2 C quinoa and 3 cups water. This makes the perfect amount.
3Saute vegetables in oil until crisp/tender; stir in oregano. Add the cooked quinoa to the vegetable in the skillet, mix well. Salt to taste. Add almonds (optional). Remove from skillet.
4Add wine, lemon juice, margarine, salt, pepper and parsley to skillet. Heat for 1 minute. Add Quinoa Pilaf to skillet and mix well. Put Quinoa pilaf on plate, top with the Shrimp scampi and drizzle with the reserved oil.
Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes, Seafood
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #shrimp, #quinoa