Pan seared Shrimp with Garden Basil and Sunflower Pesto


Serves 1

8 medium sized shrimp

1 cup fresh basil leaves

3 cloves garlic

1 TBsp sunflower seeds

Juice of 1 lime

3 TBsp coconut oil

1 1/2 TBsp feta cheese crumbles

Pinch of red pepper flakes

Combine all ingredients excep shrimp and blend in food processor- pulse until blended.

Pour over shrimp and refrigerate at least 1 hour. Pan seat in hot pan for 3-4 minutes per side.serve over brown rice with limes.

Quick, simple and flavorful.

My garden is plentiful with basil do I wanted to make something that utilized this awesome herb.

A take on the original pesto-kinfo of blending of continents going on here…it all combines to make a delicious marinade.  I added lime juice and more basil to the brown rice