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Kevin Curry

Parmesan (Ezekiel Bread) Popcorn Shrimp

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Here is my popcorn shrimps recipe with reduced-fat parmesan and whole wheat bread, that you’ll be crazy about. Easy to make, a tasteful, and customizable recipe you should try at home.

PARMESAN POPCORN SHRIMP – YOU KNOW LOVE THE SOUND OF IT! AND WHAT’S MORE – YOUR BODY WILL THANK YOU FOR THIS DELICIOUS, NUTRITIOUS TAKE ON A POPULAR FOOD THAT IS USUALLY COVERED IN GREASE! THIS EASY RECIPE USES TOASTED WHOLE WHEAT OR EZEKIEL BREAD, REDUCED FAT PARMESAN CHEESE AND 1 EGG. I GUARANTEE THIS IS A RECIPE YOUR FAMILY, ESPECIALLY KIDS, WILL ENJOY. BOOM.

You will need the following ingredients for this recipe. Get peeled fresh or frozen raw shrimp. The smaller they are, the better. Also, get whole wheat bread, reduced fat parmesan cheese and one egg.

Make crumbs from the toasted bread and add your choice of seasonings. My perfect combination of seasoning for popcorn shrimps is garlic, sea salt, Mrs. Dash, pepper and parmesan. Sometimes, I love to experiment and add cajun seasonings.

In another bowl, whisk one egg. Dip the shrimps in the egg, then in the crumbs, and arrange them on a baking dish. Bake in the previously preheated oven at 375F for less than 10 minutes.

Instead of baking in the oven, you can also prepare this dish with an air fryer or you can fry shrimps in oil, which I do not recommend if you want to reach your fitness goals.

Serve baked popcorn shrimp immediately and enjoy them while they’re hot and crispy. I love to eat them with a cocktail sauce or veggies. You can add your favorite combination of grilled or fresh vegetables and you’ll have a perfect meal for the whole family.

Approx macros using Genesis bread are 520 calories, 63g of protein, 34g of carbs, and 15g of fat.

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Parmesan (Ezekiel Bread) Popcorn Shrimp

Ingredients

* Optional Substitution Note

For 1 or 2 servings:

  • 1/2 pound raw shrimp (peeled and deveined)
  • 2 slices whole wheat bread (or Ezekiel bread)
  • 1/2 cup reduced fat parmesan cheese
  • 1egg
  • Seasonings for crumb batter: garlic, sea salt, Mrs. Dash, pepper

Steps

Step 1

Set oven to 375F.

Step 2

Toast pieces of bread. Add the toast to a blender or food processor to make bread crumbs.

Step 3

In a bowl, mix bread crumbs, garlic, sea salt, Mrs. Dash (seasoning of your choice), pepper and parmesan.

Step 4

In another bowl, beat an egg.

Step 5

Dip the raw shrimp in the egg and then into the bread crumb mixture. Place it on a baking sheet. Repeat the process until all of the pieces of shrimp are covered in bread crumbs and on the baking sheet.

Step 6

Bake the shrimp in the oven for 7 minutes or until shrimp is fully cooked.

Approx macros using Genesis bread

Parmesan (Ezekiel Bread) Popcorn Shrimp

Kevin Curry


Cook 7min
Total 7min

Category
Calories 520

For 1 or 2 servings:

  • 1/2 pound raw shrimp (peeled and deveined)
  • 2 slices whole wheat bread (or Ezekiel bread)
  • 1/2 cup reduced fat parmesan cheese
  • 1egg
  • Seasonings for crumb batter: garlic, sea salt, Mrs. Dash, pepper

  1. Set oven to 375F.

  2. Toast pieces of bread. Add the toast to a blender or food processor to make bread crumbs.

  3. In a bowl, mix bread crumbs, garlic, sea salt, Mrs. Dash (seasoning of your choice), pepper and parmesan.

  4. In another bowl, beat an egg.

  5. Dip the raw shrimp in the egg and then into the bread crumb mixture. Place it on a baking sheet. Repeat the process until all of the pieces of shrimp are covered in bread crumbs and on the baking sheet.

  6. Bake the shrimp in the oven for 7 minutes or until shrimp is fully cooked.

Nutrition per serving

Calories520cal
Protein63g
Fats15g
Carbs34g
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Cook 7min
Total 7min

Nutrition per serving

Calories520cal
Protein63g
Fats15g
Carbs34g
About Kevin - author

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Hey, I'm Kevin

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and maintaining an active lifestyle.

By experimenting in the kitchen and sharing my meals on Tumblr, I learned healthy eating is not boring! By making a few adjustments to my favorite foods, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my wellness goals while satisfying my desire for BANGIN food! 😅 Now I try to help people around the world realize that same level of freedom in eating regardless of budget. Welcome, let's #DemocratizeWellness together!