Almond-Crusted Shrimp

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    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.
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