Serves: 6 servings

Ingredients
2 (15 oz) cans chickpeas, drained and rinsed
1½ pounds shrimp, peeled with tails intact
2 Tbsp olive oil
3 Tbsp lemon juice (1 lemon)
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp. grated lemon zest
½ tsp. red pepper flakes
½ cup parsley, chopped
1½ tsp. sea salt
1 lemon, sliced

Lemon and Garlic Shrimp with Chickpeas

Instructions

Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.

Rinse and drain your chickpeas and toss with one tablespoon of olive oil and a ½ teaspoon of salt. Arrange chickpeas in a layer on the bottom of your baking dish and bake for about 20 minutes, until golden.

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Meanwhile, toss your shrimp, one tablespoon of olive oil, juice of one lemon, garlic, lemon zest, red pepper flakes and one teaspoon of salt in a large bowl. Allow shrimp mixture to marinate for 10 to 15 minutes.

Once your chickpeas have finished baking, spread your shrimp mixture over the roasted chickpeas and place a few lemon slices over top. Return your dish to the oven and bake for 5 to 8 minutes longer. Shrimp should be pink in color. Once done cooking, squeeze additional lemon juice over top and garnish with chopped parsley. Enjoy!

Recipe adapted from Food Network Magazine

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April 26, 2017