One of the best ways to make shrimp is to simply roast it in the oven! We love this recipe because it comes out tender and flavorful every time and when you add delicious vegetables it becomes a ONE-pan meal! SO yummy and SO EASY…Enjoy this low-carb, high protein, bariatric friendly meal with tons of flavor and ready in just under 30 minutes!
1 pound extra large peeled and deveined, tail-off shrimp (28)
2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
3 garlic cloves, minced
3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional)
Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Olive oil spray
2 bunches (12 ounces) broccolini, ends trimmed (12 spears)
1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
1 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
*Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
*Place shrimp in a medium bowl with 2 teaspoons olive oil, garlic, 1/4 teaspoon salt, red pepper flakes if using and black pepper. Toss gently to coat and set aside.
*Spray a large sheet pan with olive oil spray. Place broccolini and tomatoes on the sheet pan and toss with 2 tablespoons olive oil, ½ teaspoon salt, pepper and oregano. Spread out in an even layer. Roast for 15 minutes, tossing halfway through.
*Remove sheet pan from oven and add shrimp, placing them evenly around the veggies. Roast for 8 minutes.
*Top everything with lemon juice and serve.
Yield: 4 servings, Serving Size: 7 shrimp, 3 spears broccolini plus tomatoes
Protein: 26 grams
Carbohydrates: 9 grams
Total Fat: 11.5 grams