Shrimp Scampi over Quinoa Pilaf

Rhonda Hall


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!


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30 Min
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1 lb
1/4 c
olive oil
1/4 c
2 clove
1/4 tsp
red pepper flakes
2 Tbsp
dry white wine
2 Tbsp
lemon juice
1/4 tsp
1/8 tsp
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
1/4 c
celery, chopped
1/4 c
2 clove
garlic, crushed
1 c
almonds (optional)
1/4 tsp
oregano, dried
salt to taste

How to Make Shrimp Scampi over Quinoa Pilaf


  • 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.

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About Shrimp Scampi over Quinoa Pilaf

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

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