Make the most of surplus food by changing up supporting flavors and cooking techniques. Last night's easy seafood paella and tonight's shrimp and scallion stir-fry are both healthy, quick-cooking, gluten-free shellfish stunners, but they couldn't please more different sides of the palate.
Enjoy a traditional Chinese stir-fry combination — shrimp and scallions — tossed in a smoldering wok with garlic, hot peppers, and a squeeze of lemon juice for acid. Serve over a bowl of steaming rice with soy sauce on the side for dipping; from pan to plate, you'll only need 15 minutes. Ready for dinner? Then get the recipe. 1 tablespoon vegetable oil Serves 4.
1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 teaspoon red-pepper flakes
2 bunches scallions, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
Cooked rice, for serving
1 tablespoon vegetable oil