EASY BAKED SHRIMP OR FISH

EASY BAKED SHRIMP OR FISH

4 servings

1-1/2 pounds peeled and deveined shrimp or fish fillets cut into 1-1/2 inch pieces
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 tablespoon jarred minced garlic (or 2 large garlic cloves, peeled and minced)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper to taste
1/2 cup Italian-seasoned bread crumbs
3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
Lemon wedges (optional)

Heat oven to 475ºF.

Pat shrimp dry. Pour oil into a 13 x 9 x 2-inch ovenproof baking dish. Add shrimp. Toss with garlic, salt and pepper. Sprinkle with bread crumbs and parsley; toss to mix.

Bake for 5 minutes. Turn gently and bake 3 to 5 minutes more, or until pink and bread crumbs are brown and crisp. Serve immediately, with lemon wedges, if desired.

For a light, tasty entree, serve shrimp or fish over your favorite pasta. Toss with fresh tomatoes, garlic and a dash of oil.