Tonight I made a very healthy yet still very tasty shrimp dish. I recently purchased a bag of frozen shrimp from Trader Joe’s as well as 2 packages of fresh broccolini with the intent to combine the two to make some sort of dinner. Tonight was the night I experimented with it and came up with this very good dinner. I used what I had in my cupboard and did some experimenting. I used minimal ingredients and kept it low calorie. So here goes….
- 1 bag of frozen shrimp
- 2 packages of fresh broccolini
- 1 can of black beans
- 1 can of mushrooms
- exrra-virigin olive oil
- 8 cloves of crushed garlic
- sirracha for serving (optional)
- Salt and pepper to taste
Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Cut the broccolini in half or thirds and add to boiling water for 2-5 minutes to blanche it. Drain and set aside.
Coat a skillet with the olive oil and heat. Add your garlic and let cook for a minute or so. Then add the broccolini and defrosted shrimp. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cook until shrimp is no longer translucent. Last add your mushrooms and black beans. Be sure to drain and rinse them. Cook for 5 more minutes stirring frequently.
Serve with some sirracha if you like.