Sautéed Shrimp with Peas in Lemon-Tarragon Sauce


Posted by Dr. Scott Wilson | 28-Feb-2015

Enjoy this light, refreshing and healthy treat for a quick and easy dinner!
Ingredients

  • 12 oz (350 g) ounces peeled, deveined raw shrimp or prawns
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) canola oil, divided
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup (250 mL) frozen (not thawed) or fresh shelled peas
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) chopped fresh tarragon, parsley or mint
  • Freshly ground pepper

 
Directions:

  • Rinse shrimp, then pat dry with paper towels.
  • In a large saute pan, warm 1 tbsp (15 mL) of the canola oil over medium-high heat until it starts to ripple. Add the shrimp and stir until just starting to turn pink (about 1 minute). Transfer to a plate and set aside.
  • Add remaining 1 tbsp (15 mL) canola oil. Then add shallots to pan and cook until shallots are soft (1 to 2 minutes). Pour in broth and stir in peas, lemon juice and tarragon.
  • Return shrimp to pan and let come to a boil; cook until shrimp are cooked through and peas are tender (about 2 minutes).
  • To serve, with a slotted spoon, divide shrimp among plates and top evenly with peas and sauce over shrimp.

 
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cook Time: 5 min.
Servings: 4
 
Source: www.heartandstroke.com (recipe and photo provided by CanolaInfo.org).


Dr. Scott Wilson

Dr. Scott Wilson is the Founder & Chairman of Physiomed; one of Canada’s largest franchised networks of inter-disciplinary healthcare clinics. A graduate of Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Dr. Wilson founded Physiomed in 1994 and has since grown Physiomed to over 30 clinics in Southern Ontario and British Columbia. With hundreds of practitioners from over a dozen disciplines, Dr. Wilson and Physiomed have helped over 100,000 Canadians with physiotherapy, chiropractic, massage therapy, orthotic therapy, compression therapy and clinical conditioning as part of a program of rehabilitation and health optimization. In addition to helping patients improve their physical and mental well-being, Dr. Wilson has also mentored hundreds of practitioners to provide better care while enjoying more fulfilling careers. He is also a keynote speaker on many health related topics including how physiotherapy, chiropractic and health & wellness treatment can help with stress, weight loss, and unlocking the true potential within to achieve lasting physical well-being.

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