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Garlic Shrimp & Chic Pea Salad with a Lemon Twist

Tamara.Maslar's picture
A Tangy and Zesty dish that will impress all that dine in your home! Easy and fast cooking is my specialty, and this dish boasts shrimp, chick peas, rice and lemons!!!! Hey stop drooling on your keyboard!
Ingredients
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Cooked shrimp 1⁄2 Pound (Shelled And Deveined, Keep A Bag Of Frozen Cooked Shrimp In Freezer And They Are Tasty!)
  Drained chickpeas 1 Can (10 oz)
  Zucchini 1 , sliced lengthwise and then into strips
  Cooked rice 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Jasmine Rice)
  Lemon 1
  Extra virgin olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Marjoram 2 Tablespoon (Fresh, You Can Use Dried If You Can'T Get It Fresh)
  Fresh basil 2 Tablespoon (You Can Use Dried If You Can'T Get It Fresh)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed and chopped
Directions

1. Sautee zucchini strips in olive oil and garlic for about 2 minutes or until zucchini is slightly less firm (make sure it's not mush)
2. Add cooked Shrimp & Chick Peas to pan and mix with ingredients to heat and flavor
3. Add rice, salt and pepper, herbs & the juice of one squeezed lemon to the pot.
4. Mix slowly until everything is evenly mixed.
5. Zest your lemon over the mix and serve!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Fusion
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
1
Story
I like to whip things up with whatever I had in the fridge and garden and this is what I came up with one day when I was trying to make a yummy picnic salad. We actually took it to the Caserta Palace gardens in Naples, Italy and all my guests felt like royalty!

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2 Comments

Hyde.Ray's picture
I like the twisty presentation of this dish.
mazie's picture
yes we had it at caserta palace  with tamara and it was wonderfull. what a great day that was
Garlic Shrimp & Chic Pea Salad With A Lemon Twist Recipe