Grilled Shrimp Scampi
Ready to try something totally traditional but COMPLETELY different? Look no further than this week's recipe for Grilled Shrimp Scampi- a Lean and Green meal that is SO easy, SO delicious and SO versatile you'll want to make a few pounds to have in the fridge for leftovers! With only 3 little ingredients, this is one that will become a staple in your house, guaranteed.
Combining the rich flavors of Garlic, Onion and Lemon Zest with Juicy Lemon Oil, Sea Salt and Black Pepper with sweet, wild caught jumbo shrimp and then tenderly cooking them over an open flame creates a meal that is as beautiful and elegant as it is delicious!
With all the flavor (ok, actually MORE!) and barely any of the fat, you won't believe how easy and delicious this turns out on the grill- amazing Indeed! Super easy, quick and delicious this low carb meal is great as a Lean and Green Recipe, an HCG recipe, Weight Watchers or keto recipe.
Definitely use wild caught shrimp- I beg you not to buy the ones from Vietnam or Thailand (you can Google why... and I saw the farming 1st hand in Thailand!!) The flavor and texture, not to mention health benefits far outweigh the little extra cost.
Add all ingredients to a large bowl and toss to coat. Let sit while grill heats up.
Preheat grill to medium high (about 350 degrees).
Add the shrimp to a grill basket and place on the grill.
Cook for 15-20 minutes, tossing occasionally with tongs. You'll know they're thoroughly cooked when they are dark pink and opaque.
Serve warm or chilled.
Recipe Notes & Optavia Counts
Serving Size is 1/4 of this recipe.
0 - Lean
0 - Leaner
1 - Leanest
0 - Green
1 - Condiments
1 - Healthy Fat
4 Weight Watchers Points
- Serving Size
- per serving
- 7.4 grams
- Saturated Fat
- 1.5 grams
- 358 milligrams
- 415 milligrams
- 2.6 grams
- 0 grams
- 0 grams
- 38.7 grams
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