Healthy Meal Planning with Garlic Shrimp and Fresh Corn on the Cob
My soon-to-be-kindergartener has been asking for shrimp lately like it’s cotton candy or something. I made it a few weeks ago but apparently she did not approved of the breadcrumb coating I put on them before I fried them because it was peeled off. This time I decided to try it without the breadcrumb coating and do a more “natural” style cooking the shrimp in a buttery garlic sauce. Can’t go wrong with that, can I? Come on, people, we are dealing with a 5 year old! I was informed today, after serving a gorgeous-looking dinner, that all she wanted was boiled shrimp and tartar sauce. Oh. Next time I sit down to do some healthy meal planning I will try to remember that for one day of the week I can get away with a healthy and easy meal that is also deemed delicious by my preschooler.
1 lb large shrimp, uncooked
5 tbsp butter
4-5 garlic cloves
salt, to taste
2-3 tbsp lemon juice
1/4 cup fresh parsley
Melt butter over medium heat, then add shrimp and garlic. Cook shrimp about 5 minutes until pink. Then add lemon juice, salt and parsley and toss. Serve with fresh corn on the cob and bread, for the sauce.
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