Hot & Sweet Shrimp Sauté with Broccoli

I love the combination of a sweet morsel of shrimp with the heat of red pepper flakes! This meal is so easy, and can be prepared in advance and cooked in 10 minutes! This is perfect timing for getting home from a hard workout and getting vital nutrients into your body!
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Serves 2
Ingredients:
2 dozen shrimp – raw, peeled, and deveined
1/4 cup olive oil
2 Tbsp. Splenda brown sugar
1 Tbsp. crushed red pepper flakes
2 cloves garlic – minced
1 large head broccoli

1. At least 2 hours prior to cooking, whisk together olive oil, brown sugar, red pepper flakes, and garlic in a small bowl. Pour into a ziplock bag with the shrimp and refrigerate until ready to cook.
2. Steam broccoli according to your taste.
3. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Dump entire contents of bag into the skillet and cook shrimp for about 3 minutes per side until opaque and pink.
4. In the last minute of cooking, stir in steamed broccoli to coat and warm up.

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