Almond-Crusted Shrimp

Looking for a seafood dinner? Then check out this delicious almond crusted shrimp drizzled with butter – a delightful meal.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

1/2
cup all-purpose flour
1 1/4
teaspoons salt
1
large egg
2
tablespoons water
1
cup panko or plain dry bread crumbs
1/2
cup sliced almonds
16
uncooked peeled deveined extra-large shrimp (about 1 lb), thawed if frozen and peel left on tails
1/4
cup butter or margarine, melted

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  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Generously spray 15x10x1-inch pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In shallow dish, mix flour and salt. In another shallow dish, beat egg and water with fork or wire whisk until well mixed. In third shallow dish, mix bread crumbs and almonds.
  • 3 Coat shrimp with flour mixture. Dip shrimp into egg, coating well; finally, cover with bread crumb mixture, spooning mixture over shrimp and pressing to coat. Place coated shrimp in pan. Drizzle with butter.
  • 4 Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until shrimp are pink and firm.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Generously spray 15x10x1-inch pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In shallow dish, mix flour and salt. In another shallow dish, beat egg and water with fork or wire whisk until well mixed. In third shallow dish, mix bread crumbs and almonds.
  • 3 Coat shrimp with flour mixture. Dip shrimp into egg, coating well; finally, cover with bread crumb mixture, spooning mixture over shrimp and pressing to coat. Place coated shrimp in pan. Drizzle with butter.
  • 4 Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until shrimp are pink and firm.

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Panko, or Japanese bread crumbs, are coarser in texture than those typically used in the United States, providing a very crunchy crust.

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
390
(
Calories from Fat
190),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
21%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
160mg
160%;
Sodium
1150mg
1150%;
Total Carbohydrate
34g
34%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
17g
17%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.