Creamy Leon Parmesan Shrimp

Ingredients: 1 pound | 500 grams jumbo-sized shrimp (or banana prawns) 1 tablespoon butter (or olive oil) 2 tablespoons minced garlic 1½ cups milk (full fat or 2% — or sub with reduced fat cream, heavy cream or thickened cream)* ⅓ cup fresh grated Parmesan cheese, plus extra to serve 1 teaspoon cornstarch (cornflour) mixed with 1 tablespoon of milk 3-4 tablespoons lemon juice — juice of 1 lemon (adjust to your tastes) Instructions: Heat the butter (or oil) in a large skillet over medium-high heat until butter has melted and pan is hot. Fry the shrimp (prawns) for 2 minutes each side until pink and ‘just’ cooked. Transfer to a plate. Add the garlic to the remaining butter (or […]

Skinny Shrimp Alfredo Pasta Bake

Ingredients: 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 8 ounces whole wheat penne pasta 1 (14.5-ounce) can petite diced tomatoes, drained 1/2 cup reduced fat mozzarella cheese 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, optional 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves For the Alfredo Sauce 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 1 (6-ounce) can 2% evaporated milk 1 ounce light cream cheese 1/4 cup chicken broth, or more, to taste Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste fresh black pepper, to taste Instructions: To make the alfredo sauce, melt butter in a large skillet over […]