Spicy Shrimp with Squash


We like shrimp not only because it tastes good, but also because it’s quick and easy to prepare.




I pulled zucchini squash, yellow squash, and green onions out of the refrigerator and sautéed them for a minute with a little minced garlic.  To spice it up, I added Rotel tomatoes with green chiles, and plenty of seasonings. 

It had a light spicy sauce ~ perfect for shrimp and fresh veggies.  A quick dinner that we really enjoyed, and I hope you do too!


Spicy Shrimp with Squash

Ingredients:

1 pound shrimp, deveined and
Olive oil cooking spray
1 zucchini squash, sliced
1 yellow squash, sliced
4 green onions, sliced
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 can (10-ounces) Rotel Diced Tomatoes and Green Chiles
1 tablespoon Ancho Chile Pepper
1 tablespoon chili powder
Salt and pepper, to taste
1-2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 teaspoons corn starch
2 teaspoons fresh basil, chopped


Method:

Coat large skillet with cooking spray.
Over medium-high heat, add squash, onions and garlic.
Cook for 2-3 minutes until just tender.
Add tomatoes and cook for a minute.
Stir in seasonings and lemon juice, combining well for 2 minutes.
Add shrimp and cook for another 2 minutes until no longer pink.
Serve over linguine, or your favorite pasta.
Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, if desired.


ENJOY!


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Comments

  1. Pam, this looks really good. A nice pull together meal.

    Velva

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  2. Quick and delicious with a little kick! This is my kind of recipe. Thank you for sharing Pam!

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  3. I am always on the hunt for new ways to use shrimp and your recipe looks like a winner. We certainly have plenty of squash these days.

    Best,
    Bonnie

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  4. Estupenda la receta, me encanta como se ve.

    Saludos

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  5. Welcome back, Pam! I always have a bag of frozen shrimp in the freezer - so quick and easy to throw something together for dinner with them.

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  6. Quick, easy and darn tasty too! It doesn't get any better, Pam!

    Thank you so much for sharing...

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  7. We love shrimp, and this looks great! We have so much squash I try to use it in everything- this is perfect. :)

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  8. Mmmm I love spice! What a great meal!

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  9. Hi Pam....so glad you are back and that Bill is doing well. I have missed you!!
    Shrimp and spice....can't beat these two things combined...I could eat my weight in shrimp and let me tell you...that would be a lot of eating!! lol.
    Yay!!...looking forward to all your recipes..

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  10. This looks great! Shrimp is also low in fat and calories!

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  11. I love shrimp for the same reason.. it's soooo easy! This sounds delicious, Pam!

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  12. I love meals like this, Pam. Like everybody else I have tons of zucchini right now. Would never have thought to pair it up with shrimp, and it sounds delicious. I like the quick and easy part too.

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  13. Pam, I'm catching up on my blog reading. We were away on a trip and I always leave the computer behind. I would have never thought of this combination of veggies with shrimp...but it looks and sounds great! Thanks and Take Care, Big Daddy Dave

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