Edamame Succotash with Shrimp

Edamame Succotash with Shrimp

Makes: 4 servings, about 1 1/2 cups each
Active Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

We give succotash—traditionally a Southern dish made with corn, lima beans and peppers—an update using edamame instead of limas and turn it into a main dish by adding shrimp. To get it on the table even faster, purchase peeled, deveined shrimp from the fish counter instead of doing it yourself. Make it a meal: All you need is a warm piece of cornbread to go with this complete meal.

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Ingredients

  • 2 slices bacon
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 bunch scallions, sliced, or 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 10-ounce package frozen shelled edamame, (see Tip), thawed
  • 1 10-ounce package frozen corn, (about 2 cups), thawed
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth, or vegetable broth
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pound raw shrimp, (26-30 per pound), peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon pepper

Preparation

  1. Cook bacon in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat until crisp, about 5 minutes. Leaving the drippings in the pan, use tongs to transfer the bacon to a plate lined with paper towels; let cool.
  2. Add oil to the pan. Add scallions (or onion), bell pepper, garlic and thyme and cook, stirring, until softened, about 3 minutes. Stir in edamame, corn, broth, vinegar and salt. Bring to a simmer; reduce heat to medium-low and cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, sprinkle shrimp on both sides with lemon pepper. Scatter the shrimp on top of the vegetables, cover and cook until the shrimp are cooked through, about 5 minutes. Crumble the bacon and sprinkle it on top.

Tips & Notes

Tip: Edamame are found in the natural-foods freezer section of large supermarkets and natural-foods stores, sold both in and out of the “pods.” For this recipe, you’ll need the shelled edamame. One 10-ounce bag contains about 2 cups of shelled beans.

Nutrition Facts

  • Servings Per Recipe 4
  • Amount Per serving
  • Calories 307
  • % Daily values *
  • 14% Total Fat 9g
    • 5% Saturated Fat 1g
    • Trans Fat 0g
    • Monounsaturated Fat 4g
  • 57% Cholesterol 172mg
  • 14% Potassium 501mg
  • 22% Sodium 535mg
  • 9% Total Carbohydrate 26g
    • 28% Dietary Fiber 7g
    • Sugars 5g
  • 60% Protein 30g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrients Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less than 2400mg 2400mg
Total Carbohydrate Equals 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber Equals 25g 30g

Recipe by EatingWell.com

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