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Smoky Spanish-Style Pan Roast

Cooking Light JUNE 2010

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)


  • 1 pound small red new potatoes, halved
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
  • 3/4 pound unpeeled large shrimp
  • 1/4 pound Spanish chorizo, thinly sliced
  • 1 pound green beans, trimmed
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1/2 cup pilsner beer
  • 1/2 teaspoon Spanish smoked paprika
  • 2 red bell peppers, cut into thin strips
  • 1/4 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves


1. Preheat oven to 400°.

2. Combine potatoes, oil, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper in a large roasting pan, tossing well to coat potatoes. Arrange potatoes in a single layer, cut side down, in pan. Bake at 400° for 15 minutes or until potatoes are lightly browned.

3. While potatoes cook, peel shrimp, leaving tails intact. Devein shrimp, if desired. Set shrimp aside.

4. Stir chorizo, green beans, garlic, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, and remaining 1/4 teaspoon black pepper into pan. Bake at 400° for 10 minutes. Add beer, paprika, and bell pepper, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Nestle shrimp into vegetable mixture. Bake at 400° for 10 minutes or until potatoes and green beans are tender and shrimp are done. Sprinkle with fresh parsley leaves.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 392
  • Fat: 15.5g
  • Saturated fat: 3.8g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 8.5g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.4g
  • Protein: 28g
  • Carbohydrate: 36.6g
  • Fiber: 7.7g
  • Cholesterol: 129mg
  • Iron: 4mg
  • Sodium: 590mg
  • Calcium: 127mg

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Smoky Spanish-Style Pan Roast Recipe