For leftovers, serve the shrimp cold in a green salad with a little reduced-fat feta cheese and balsamic vinaigrette for lunch.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Serving Size: 1 skewer
1 ½ tablespoons olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 medium lemon, zested and juiced
¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
½ teaspoon salt (optional)
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
2 scallions, (white and green parts), minced
1 pound peeled and deveined raw medium shrimp
9 bamboo skewers, soaked in warm water
MAKE IT GLUTEN-FREE: Ensure your ingredients are gluten-free and this recipe can be gluten-free.
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