Brain-Boosting Shrimp and Spinach Stir Fry

Added to Recipes on Tue 10/11/2011

Ingredients

Makes 4 servings

1 tbsp olive oil

1/2 tsp red pepper flakes

1 1/2 lb extra large shrimp, shelled and deveined

2 large cloves garlic, finely chopped

3 cups cooked whole wheat spaghetti

5 cups fresh baby spinach

1/2 tsp sea salt

Freshly ground pepper

2 tbsp low sodium soy sauce

4 tbsp unsalted peanuts

 

Directions 

In a large, non-stick skillet, heat the oil and stir in pepper flakes. Cook for 30 seconds. Add the shrimp and cook until just turning pink, about 2 -3 minutes.

 

Stir in the garlic and let cook for 30 seconds. Then, toss in the spaghetti and spinach.

 

Let it all cook together for 1-2 minutes until heated through; barely cook the spinach.

 

Season with salt, pepper and soy sauce. Top with the peanuts (chopped or crushed).

 

Recipe created especially for The Dr. Oz Show by food stylist Ulli Stachl.