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November 15, 2012

Spicy Garlic Shrimp with Spinach over Noodles

I love shrimps and I have them always in my freezer; they’re easy to unfreeze and there are so many ways to make quick and simple shrimp recipes.

Spicy Garlic Shrimp with spinach is a skinny, clean dish and it takes under 30 minutes to make it.
Great for week days dinner!!

Ingredients: (4 servings)

3 tbsp. olive oil
8 cloves of garlic, minced
1 lb shrimp, peeled, deveined and tail removed
1 lb baby spinach
1 tsp. of red pepper flakes
The zest and juice of one lemon
1/2 tbsp. dried basil
4 oz whole wheat noodles


Cook noodles according to package directions.

Heat one tbsp. olive oil in a large non-stick pan. Add half of the garlic and sauté until fragrant.

Add spinach to the pan and mix with the garlic until it begins to wilt down. Season with salt.

Push spinach to one side of the pan to finish cooking. In the other side of the pan, pour the rest of the olive oil and add the rest of the garlic. When fragrant, add the shrimp and sprinkle with the pepper flakes and salt. Cook for about 3 minutes, and then turn off the heat.

Add lemon juice, zest, basil and toss everything together.

Serve the spinach and the garlicky shrimp over the noodles.


  1. This looks so good! I am going to make some noodles for the lunch tomorrow too.


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