Garlic Butter Shrimp & Quinoa

 
Ingredients
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced, divided
  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked quinoa
  • Chili powder
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • Parsley, chopped
  • 4 tbsp salted butter, divided
  • 1 lb shrimp
Instructions
  1. Heat the oil in a large pan.
  2. Sauté onion and 1 clove garlic until soft (about 3 minutes).
  3. Add the uncooked quinoa, chili powder, salt, and pepper and sauté for another minute.
  4. Add the broth, bring to a boil, cover, and cook until quinoa is done (15-20 minutes).
  5. Add parsley and fluff with a fork.
  6. While the quinoa is cooking, heat 1 tbsp butter in a large skillet.
  7. Sauté shrimp with 1 clove garlic, chili powder, salt, and pepper until cooked through.
  8. Melt the remaining 3 tbsp butter with the 2 cloves garlic.
  9. Layer shrimp on top of quinoa and drizzle with garlic butter sauce.
Reheat
Microwave/Toaster oven, Sauté pan
Nutrition Information
Makes: 4 portions | Calories: 448 | Fat: 19g | Carbs: 45g | Protein: 37g