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Changes, that is my new attitude, I decided I want changes and go back to having that healthy lifestyle. Don’t get me wrong I like a cheesecake as much as the next person, but I like healthy tasty food. I know others out there like it too. After all the diet industry is one the biggest money makers out there if you look at book sales, diet programs, and supplements. To live a healthy lifestyle you need to eat healthy dishes. I love shrimp, which is healthy, and I really love lemon. Lemon and shrimp are a match made in heaven. I got a few zucchinis from someone whose garden really over produced. I decided to make this dish and incorporate all this into a great tasting healthy dish.

Baked Lemon Shrimp and Zucchini

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Serves 4

Baked Lemon Shrimp and Zucchini is a healthy shrimp dish with lots of lemon flavor. A recipe from Seduction in the Kitchen.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb raw shrimp cleaned and deveined
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 1 lemon sliced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
  • 2 teaspoons thyme
  • a few flakes of chili flakes optional
  • 1 large zucchini sliced or 2 small ones sliced
  • 1/4 cup Asiago cheese shredded

Directions

  1. Whisk in a bowl the one clove of garlic, 1/2 the lemon, juiced and the olive oil.
  2. Add the zucchini, and toss it in the marinade until it is well coated with the lemon mixture.
  3. Pour the zucchini mixture into a baking pan.
  4. In the same bowl that you had the zucchini in, put the shrimp in the bowl with the rest the lemon juice, thyme, and garlic. and toss in about 1 tablespoon of the breadcrumbs. Toss everything together.
  5. Layer the shrimp on top the zucchini.
  6. Next, place the lemon slices on top of everything.
  7. Next, mix the rest the breadcrumbs with the cheese together and sprinkle over the entire dish.
  8. Cover and bake in a pre heated 400 degree oven for 20-25 minutes.
  9. Remove from the oven and ENJOY!

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2 Comments
  • Anonymous
    October 11, 2013

    What a yummy recipe!!
    It’s on my list to try!
    Thank You!
    Healthy Blessings,
    Gena Livings
    http://www.Genalivings.com – Healthy Living

  • Kirsten
    October 11, 2013

    I’m excited to try this! I love shrimp and zucchini.

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