Healthy Recipe: Garlic Shrimp

garlic-shrimpHere’s a simple recipe for a high-nutrition, low-fat shrimp dish that is surprisingly delicious, thanks to the addition of a small amount of fresh or dried parsley.

30 large raw shrimp, peeled
3 tablespoons chopped garlic, fresh or from a jar
1 cup fresh chopped parsley or
1/2 cup dried parsley
2 teaspoons paprika
1/8 teaspoon salt
Fresh ground pepper, to taste
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon butter

1. In a large plastic freezer bag, mix everything except the butter and shake well to coat all of the shrimp.
2. Refrigerate for one hour.
3. Preheat large heavy-bottomed pan on medium. Melt butter. Cook the shrimp for about 10 minutes until pink and lightly browned.

Serves 5 (6 shrimp per serving).
Nutrition information per serving: 100 calories; 8g total fat; 6g protein; 0g fiber; 232mg sodium; 0g carbohydrates.