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Citrus Shrimp Salad - Dietitian's Choice Recipe
Citrus Shrimp Salad - Dietitian's Choice Recipe

Category: Entree Salad | Serves: 4

(86 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 271
Protein: 28 g
Carbs: 29 g
Fat: 6 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Sodium: 363 mg
Fiber: 7 g

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Shrimp marinated in a spicy lemon mixture is spectacular served over a bed of mixed greens and veggies.
Ingredients:
1 clove garlic
3 tablespoons fresh-squeezed lemon juice
1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
1/8 teaspooon red pepper flakes
1 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
1 pound medium peeled and deveined shrimp
1 cup watercress, chopped
1 medium head cabbage, shredded
1 carrot, peeled and grated
1/3 cup fresh-squeezed lime juice
2 tablespoons honey
Nonfat cooking spray
2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped (optional)
2 tablespoons roasted peanuts, chopped (optional)
Directions:
1 In a food processor, add the garlic, lemon juice, soy sauce, red pepper flakes and blend until smooth.
2 Pour lemon juice mixture into a medium sized bowl then add shrimp. Toss to coat evenly, cover with plastic wrap then marinate in refrigerator for 30 minutes.
3 In a large serving bowl, add the watercress, cabbage, and carrot and mix until combined.
4 In a small bowl, whisk together the lime juice and honey then pour over salad mix. Toss until well-coated.
5 Spray a small skillet with nonfat cooking spray. Pour shrimp with the marinade into the pan and cook over medium-high heat for about 3 minutes or until shrimp is completely pink in the center.
6 Place cooked shrimp in center of salad and garnish with optional basil and peanuts.
7 ENJOY!

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