Skinny Shrimp in a Light Lemon Wine Sauce

Nor M.


This is a low fat recipe I put together to be low fat. The dish is lemony with a little kick from crushed red pepper. If you don't like wine. You may substitute with chicken stock. enjoy!

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15 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


1 lb
raw shrimp peeled with tails removed( frozen thawed or fresh)
6 clove
garlic divided
5 c
broccoli florets fresh or asparagus
large red bell pepper chopped large pieces
the zest of 1 lemon
2 Tbsp
fish sauce ( found in ethnic isle at store)
1 c
dry white wine, or chicken stock
3 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice
1/2 tsp
crushed red pepper flakes
1 tsp
corn starch
1/4 c
olive oil
1 tsp
salt and pepper to taste
2 Tbsp
capers optional
1/2 lb
optional pasta of choice( i used bow tie)
4 Tbsp
parmesan cheese optional for serving

How to Make Skinny Shrimp in a Light Lemon Wine Sauce


  • 1Heat 1/2 of oil in large pan. Sauté Brocolli, peppers and lemon zest together. Add 1 clove grated garlic. Cook until vegetables soften while stirring. Should take about 5 minutes. Remove vegetables to platter. Cover, and set aside.
  • 2Add remaining garlic to pan with olive oil. Add the shrimp. Cook and stir until shrimp is nearly cooked. will turn pink, and inside will Still be slightly shiny. Remove shrimp from pan.
  • 3Mix fish sauce and wine together. Add to the pan. Add crushed Red pepper, and basil, and lemon juice. Cook about 2 minutes on high heat stirring. Mix corn starch with 2 teaspoon of water. Add to pan.
  • 4Add shrimp and vegetables back to pan with sauce. Cook until thickened and shrimp is cooked through. About 2-3 minutes. Add capers, Salt and pepper to taste. Serve alone or over Cooked pasta.

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About Skinny Shrimp in a Light Lemon Wine Sauce

Course/Dish: Pasta, Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy