Roasted Shrimp and Broccoli

<p>Roasted Shrimp and Broccoli</p>
Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Cindy Barr

Get dinner on the table quickly tonight by simply roasting shrimp and broccoli together for a quick, flavorful meal.


4 servings (serving size: 1 cup broccoli and about 9 shrimp)

Total time: 15 Minutes

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Total: 15 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 268
Fat 10 g
Satfat 1.5 g
Monofat 5.4 g
Polyfat 2 g
Protein 37.3 g
Carbohydrate 7 g
Fiber 2.9 g
Cholesterol 259 mg
Iron 5 mg
Sodium 571 mg
Calcium 135 mg


5 cups broccoli florets
1 tablespoon grated lemon rind, divided
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
1 1/2 pounds peeled and deveined large shrimp
Cooking spray
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper


1. Preheat oven to 425°.

2. Cook broccoli in boiling water 1 minute. Drain and plunge into ice water; drain.

3. Combine 1 1/2 teaspoons rind, juice, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper in a medium bowl. Add shrimp; toss to combine. Arrange broccoli and shrimp in a single layer on a jelly-roll pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 425° for 8 minutes or until shrimp are done.

4. Combine oil, remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons rind, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, remaining 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, and crushed red pepper in a large bowl. Add broccoli; toss to combine.