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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!
  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

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
Main Dish
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
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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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1583 Calories from Fat 496

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 54 g83.4%

Saturated Fat 4.7 g23.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 442.3 mg147.4%

Sodium 3385.3 mg141.1%

Total Carbohydrates 200 g66.6%

Dietary Fiber 31.4 g125.7%

Sugars 5.1 g

Protein 78 g156.9%

Vitamin A 99.9% Vitamin C 197.8%

Calcium 92.5% Iron 239.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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Garlic Shrimp & Chic Pea Salad With A Lemon Twist Recipe