Tangerine Shrimp

This dish is one of our favorites during the winter! Oranges are a great source of immune-boosting vitamin C and are the base of the marinade for this recipe. Shrimp is a great source of lean protein and may promote brain and heart health thanks to its omega-3 and antioxidant content. This dish comes together quickly so it’s perfect for a super satisfying weeknight meal!

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Tangerine Shrimp

Shrimp, Seafood, Dinner, Omega-3s, Quick & Easy, Winter

Oranges are a great source of immune-boosting vitamin C and are the base of the marinade for this recipe

  • Author: claire
  • Category: Dinner
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean Diet

Ingredients

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  • Juice of 4 tangerines or clementines
  • 3 tangerines or clementines, peeled, sectioned, seeds removed
  • 1 Tbsp grated fresh ginger (1-inch piece)
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 lbs large shrimp (2125 per lb), peeled, deveined
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • Sea salt
  • freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 4 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro

Instructions

  1. Combine the clementine sections and juice, ginger, garlic, and shrimp in a bowl. Toss to coat the shrimp. Cover and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Remove the shrimp from the marinade, and reserve marinade in the bowl. Place shrimp in the hot skillet, and saute for 2-3 minutes per side until they turn pink.
  3. Remove the cooked shrimp from the pan and place on a platter covered loosely with foil to keep warm.
  4. Pour the reserved marinade, with orange sections, into the skillet, increase heat to high, and boil until the marinade has reduced by half, about 30 seconds.
  5. Turn off heat and stir in cilantro, scallions, and shrimp. Season with salt & pepper to taste and serve warm over brown rice.

Keywords: Shrimp, Seafood, Dinner, Quick & Easy, Winter, Vitamin C, Immunity, Heart Health, Brain Health

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