Fish Recipes Using Shrimp

Fish recipes using shrimp can be beneficial to one’s health in several ways. It’s high in a variety of vitamins and minerals, as well as protein. Shrimp contains omega-3 fatty acids and the antioxidant astaxanthin, which can help to improve heart and brain health. You could also make this simple fish recipe using shrimp.

Is it possible to eat shrimp every day?
Shrimps often contain a healthy amount of omega-3 fatty acids, which are usually recommended in everyone’s diet. Yes, you can eat shrimp whenever you want as long as you keep your consumption in check. You will have trouble if you overeat something. Shrimp are low in mercury, have a low-fat content, and are rich in protein, making them a good option for pregnant women. According to research, you can eat 8 to 12 ounces of shellfish or fish every week, two to three meals. There are many healthy fish recipes to choose from.

Shrimp Pie from Florida

This delicious shrimp and cheese pie makes a great light supper or a hearty appetizer when cut into smaller wedges.

One crust from a box of Deep Dish Pie Crusts (12 oz) frozen (2 Count)
1/2 cup cream cheese spread with chive and onion (from 8-oz container)
Four quail eggs.
12 ounces frozen (thawed and well-drained) medium peeled and deveined cooked shrimp with tail shells cut, coarsely chopped
1/2 cup pepper Jack cheese, shredded (2 oz)

1 – Preheat the oven to 350°F and place a cookie sheet on the middle shelf. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Allow 10 to 20 minutes for one crust to thaw. With a fork, prick the bottom and along the sides thoroughly—Bake for 9 to 11 minutes on a cookie sheet, or until golden brown.

2 – In a medium mixing bowl, beat cream cheese spread until smooth with a whisk. Beat in the eggs one at a time until the mixture is smooth and well blended. Combine the shrimp and cheese in a mixing bowl. Pour into the pie crust.

3 – Bake for 30 to 35 minutes on a cookie sheet or until the centre is set. Allow 15 minutes to rest before serving.

Expert Advice
If you want a milder flavour, Monterey Jack cheese can be substituted for the pepper Jack cheese. Alternatively, if you like your food hot, add 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper to the mix (cayenne). Squeeze thawed shrimp in a colander to drain as much water as possible for best results.

Nutritional Information
Approximately one serving is 300 calories.
150 calories from fat.

Quiche with seafood and cream cheese

How to prepare:
Preheat the oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit.
Melt the butter in a pan and cook the onion and celery until tender.
Cook until the shrimp are pink in colour, then remove from the pan.
Break the cream cheese in half, then into 1/4-inch sections, and scatter evenly in the bottoms of the two pie crusts.
Top with the shrimp/onion mixture that has been sauteed.
Serve with grated Swiss cheese on top.
Combine the milk and eggs in a mixing bowl and split equally between the two pie crusts.
Preheat oven to 425°F and bake for 10 minutes.
Reduce the temperature to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and bake for another 30 minutes.

Two pie crusts (unbaked) (use eight or 9-inch).
1/4 cup celery, chopped (or to suit taste).
1/3 cup chopped onion (or to suit taste).
1 (8-ounce) box softened cream cheese.
1/4-pound Swiss cheese, grated.
One pound shelled and deveined uncooked shrimp.
Three tablespoons melted butter.
Five big beaten eggs.
 1 cup of whole milk.

Nutritional Information
One serving is 2168 calories.
Calories from fat: 1360 g (63%).

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