Monday Motivation: Easy to make shrimp dish

Updated: Apr 13

Another week of social distance and when boredom strikes we are likely to prepare food as a way to occupy time. Like so many of us you may be running out healthy food ideas and honestly salads are looking less and less appetizing. For our seafood lovers this easy to make dish is for you.



Honey Garlic Shrimp


Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup honey

  • 1/4 cup soy sauce (use reduced sodium)

  • 1 Tablespoon jarred minced garlic or 2 teaspoons fresh*

  • optional: 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger

  • 1 lb medium uncooked shrimp, peeled & deveined

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil

  • optional: chopped green onion for garnish

  • broccoli

  • brown rice

Directions

  • Whisk the honey, soy sauce, garlic, and ginger (if using) together in a medium bowl.

  • Mix Half of sauce with shrimp

  • let it marinade 8-10 minutes

  • steam broccoli and cook rice while the shrimp marinate

  • Heat olive oil in a pan

  • Add shrimp in the skillet

  •  Cook shrimp on both sides until pink

  • Pour in remaining marinade and cook it all until shrimp is cooked through, about 1 minute more.

  • place over a bed of rice and broccoli or enjoy just the shrimp alone


Remember to get 30 minutes of exercise in today ! I know some of us gym rats are having a hard time but let’s continue to do what we can !

By: Keiana Armani - Certified Fitness Trainer


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