Garlic Shrimp and Chickpeas

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  Courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

 Serves: 4

  •  2 – 15 ounce can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Kosher salt
  • 1-1/4 pounds medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced (I used 5, I like garlic)
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes (more if you like spicy)
  • ½ cup fresh chopped parsley
  • Lemon wedges for serving


Pre-heat oven to 450 degrees. Toss chickpeas w/ tablespoon oil, ½ teaspoon salt. Put on a pan, single layer. Bake 20 minutes until golden. Rack should be in the upper third of your oven. Toss the shrimp with 4 tablespoons oil, garlic, lemon zest, red pepper flakes and 1 teaspoon salt. Marinate 10 minutes. Add to the chickpeas, bake until shrimp are pink, about 5-7 minutes.

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