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

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