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Protein-Packed Shrimp & Egg Skillet

Updated: Nov 5, 2023


Looking for a protein-packed, quick, and delightful recipe to kickstart your day? This Protein-Packed Shrimp & Egg Skillet is about to revolutionize your mornings. Packed with 29 grams of protein per serving and loaded with wholesome ingredients, this skillet is perfect for a nutritious and satisfying meal. Plus, it's ready in just 5 minutes, making it ideal for busy mornings when you need a healthy and filling option. Let's dive right into this easy and delicious recipe!


Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 5 minutes


Equipment You'll Need:

  1. Skillet: A skillet is essential for cooking this protein-packed shrimp and egg dish. Make sure it has a lid for optimal cooking.

  2. Wooden Spoon: You'll need a wooden spoon to gently move the egg whites and incorporate them with the other ingredients in the skillet.

  3. Knife: A sharp knife will be used to chop the onion, halve the cherry tomatoes, and garnish the dish with parsley.

  4. Cutting Board: A cutting board provides a stable surface for chopping the onion and halving the cherry tomatoes.

  5. Stove: You'll need a stove or a cooking range for heating the skillet and cooking the ingredients.

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Protein-Packed Shrimp & Egg Skillet

Nutrition Information (per serving): Serves 2

  • Calories: 287

  • Protein: 29g

  • Fats: 17g

  • Carbs: 3g

  • Fiber: 1g

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Your List of Ingredients - Serves 2

  • 1 tsp. coconut or avocado oil

  • Pinch of salt

  • ¼ onion, chopped

  • 4 cherry tomatoes, halved

  • Handful of spinach

  • 10 large shrimps

  • 6 eggs

  • 1 sprig parsley

  • ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper

Step 1: Prepare Your Ingredients

Gather all the ingredients needed for this protein-packed skillet. Having everything ready will make the cooking process smooth and efficient.


Step 2: Sauté Onions and Tomatoes

  • Heat 1 tsp. of coconut or avocado oil in a skillet over medium heat.

  • Add the chopped onions with a pinch of salt and sauté until they are soft and translucent.

  • Place the halved cherry tomatoes on the side of the pan, cut side down.

Step 3: Add Spinach and Shrimps

  • Once the onions are soft, add the spinach to the skillet and let it wilt.

  • Next, add the shrimps to the skillet and cook until they are pink and opaque.

Step 4: Crack and Cook the Eggs

  • Crack the eggs into the pan, dispersing them evenly.

  • Using a wooden spoon, gently move the egg whites around, allowing them to grab all the ingredients underneath.

Step 5: Cook and Garnish

  • Cover the skillet with a lid and cook for 6-8 minutes, or longer for less runny eggs and a more solid consistency.

  • Once the eggs are cooked to your liking, run a knife across each yolk, letting it ooze over the skillet.

  • Garnish the skillet with parsley and a pinch of cayenne pepper for an extra kick.

 

Now it's your turn!

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