New Haven (WTNH) - When it comes to dinner time, stretching your dollar doesn'thave to mean sacrificing healthy and delicious food.
Who better to show us how to save money and time in the kitchenthan Nicole Straight from Time to Eat.
Nicole made Italian Shrimp Scampi Stir Fry for us today, and notonly does it take 15 minutes to prepare, but it also costs lessthan $15 to make.
Here is the recipe:
Italian Shrimp Scampi Stir Fry.
2 Tbs. olive oil
3 cubes frozen garlic or garlic paste
2 cubes frozen basil
1 bag frozen peeled, cleaned and deveined shrimp
1 8 oz. can of cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
1/2 C. cherry tomatoes
1 C. frozen brown rice (available from Whole Foods) Juicefrom 1/2 lemon
2 tsp. capers, liquid drained
Kosher salt and pepper (to taste)
Defrost 10 shrimp in a bowl of cool water, this takes about 2minutes. While the shrimp are defrosting, preheat a large nonstickpan on high heat. Add olive oil, garlic and basil cubes and stir toincorporate. Add in defrosted shrimp, making sure they are in asingle layer. Let cook for 30 seconds. Add in beans and stir aroundto incorporate. Let cook for another 30 seconds while you slice thecherry tomatoes in half. Add to the pan. Stir around and add in 1C. of frozen brown rice. Continue cooking for a minute and add inthe juice from 1/2 lemon (or to taste), the capers and a good pinchof kosher salt and pepper. Serve.
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