Shrimp and Broccoli Foil Pack

Here’s another foil packed recipe for us to enjoy.This time around, we are making Shrimp and Broccoli Foil Pack. It’s super easy just like my other foil pack recipe and it taste so good. Well, I’m kind of partial to shrimp and Salmon, they’re both my absolute favorite so for me they are always taste delicious.

Shrimp and Broccoli Foil Pack

This foil pack is so easy to make, it’s ready in less than 1 hour and it’s very flexible. Today I used broccoli but you can defiantly other vegetables like cauliflower, carrots, asparagus, Brussels sprouts, green beans and bell pepper. They key thing is to use a vegetable that cooks well in steam. If you are using vegetables that could take longer to cook (like carrots as potatoes) cut them into smaller pieces and microwave it or few minutes until slightly soft. This is give the head start in cooking it. Foil pack is pretty much a steam method, so using a vegetable that works well with steam produces the best result.

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Grilled Shrimp and Broccoli Foil Pack

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Now if you are not into shrimp, you can replace it Salmon, chicken breast, sausage and mussels. Checkout my featured posts below for inspiration.

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Cilantro Lime Rice

In case you are wondering about the rice that I served this with, that was my Cilantro Lime Rice. It’s super easy to make and it has a very nice fresh taste and citrus flavor. It really paired well with this Shrimp and Broccoli Foil packed, I wouldn’t have this any other way.

Foil Pack

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 lb Shrimp – peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger Paste
  • 1 Lemon Juice – squeeze the juice first and slice the lemon into circle.
  • 3/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Chili Flakes
  • 1/2 tsp Paprika
  • 3 cloves Garlic – minced
  • 1 Broccoli Head – florets only
  • 2 tbsp Butter – cut into small cubes
  • 2 tbs fresh Cilantro – chopped
  • Cilantro-Lime Rice (or any rice of your choice)

Instructions:

  1. Marinate the Shrimp: In a bowl, put paprika, chili flakes, salt, lemon juice and ginger paste, Stir to combine then add the shrimp and toss to coat shrimp with spices. Let sit for 15 minutes, or this can be covered and stored in the refrigerator overnight.
  2. Arrange in Foil: Divide the shrimp into 2 portion. Arrange sliced lemon, followed by shrimp and broccoli in aluminum foil. Pour the marinade juice. Add cubed butter ( 1 tbsp each foil pack). Sprinkle with chopped Cilantro. Fold and seal.
  3. Bake at 350F for 20 – 25 minutes.
  4. Serve with rice and balsamic vinegar on the side

Serves 2

Shrimp and Broccoli Foil Packets

Nutritional Information

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