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A Healthy Shrimp Dinner, Full of Zest and Color

This healthy shrimp dinner combines the flavors of Italy, with the taste of fresh, Gulf shrimp.

A Healthy Shrimp Dinner, Full of Zest and Color

If you are looking for a healthy shrimp dinner that is simply sensational, look no further than BistroMD’s zesty and delicious Gulf Rock Shrimp Primavera.

Our chefs take the finest gulf shrimp and combine them with a mix of zesty ingredients that are sure to please your craving for both seafood, and hearty Italian.

Shrimp has been used in culinary creations for centuries, dating back as early as 7th century China, where shrimp was used in many different dishes.

The word “shrimp” actually comes from the Middle English term, “shrimpe” which means pygmy, or a relation to the crustacean itself.

During the years of early exploration, Marco Polo actually commented on the abundance of shrimp in China in the year 1280.

In more modern times, 17th century Louisiana was the most popular spot in the United States to get fresh, gulf shrimp. During this time, Louisiana bayou residents harvested shrimp using seines that were up to 2,000 feet in circumference as a tool to scoop the shrimp out of the water.

Today, the United States consumes over 650 million pounds of shrimp per year, making it our nation’s most popular shellfish.

Shrimp can be prepared in many different ways, all of which were made famous by the character “Bubba” in the Academy Award winning film, Forrest Gump, starring Tom Hanks.

Inspired by the versatility of shrimp in the culinary world, the gourmet chefs at BistroMD put a unique twist on the traditional ways to prepare shrimp, to make a dish that is bold in flavor, and packed with the shrimp flavor you love.

With this delicious dish, you get the freshest gulf shrimp seasoned with a mixture of traditional Italian spices that are served with a platter of healthy and delicious sides that you won’t soon forget.

For our gulf rock shrimp primavera, our chefs take the freshest gulf shrimp and season them to perfection.

Once the shrimp are cooked to perfection, they are combined with an assortment of broccoli and cauliflower crowns, along with fire roasted red peppers, and strips of sweet Vidalia onions.

Oven-roasted corn kernels and flat leaf parsley are then lightly tossed with whole wheat rotelle pasta and a California Sauterne, bringing this healthy shrimp dinner altogether.

With bold colors and unbelievable flavor, this is one healthy shrimp dish you won’t be able to resist.

To see other meals prepared by the expert chefs at BistroMD, please read one of the related articles.

To see BistroMD’s entire selection of healthy and delicious entrees, please visit our new menu here.