I'm always looking for quick and easy weeknight recipes to try out. Even better, if they don't require alot of cooking, especially on hot summer days. I picked up the Cooking Light: Crave! Cookbook from my local library a couple weeks ago and found this recipe. The only thing I changed was using cooked shrimp instead of cooked chicken, only because I had the shrimp on hand. This cookbook was full of fun and easy recipes. There are tons of burger, pizza and sandwich recipes that are on the healthier side. I would definitely recommend this cookbook for some new recipe ideas!
This recipe is so easy, fresh and delicious! Perfect for a summer lunch or dinner! I had my sister and her boyfriend over for dinner and we all loved this recipe. I can't wait to try it with chicken next time! Enjoy!!
Peanut Sauced Shrimp and Veggie Pitas (print recipe)
What you need:
1 cup cooked shrimp, tails removed and cut into bite sized pieces
1/3 cup green onions, thinly sliced
1/4 cup red bell pepper, thinly sliced into strips
1/2 cup fresh mung bean sprouts, rinsed, drained and patted dry
1/4 cup shredded carrots
2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
2 tablespoons peanut satay sauce
regular pitas, or flatbread pitas
salt and pepper, as desired
Combine shrimp, onions, bell pepper, sprouts, carrots. Gently stir in the cilantro, sauce, salt and pepper. Fill pitas and serve immediately.
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