Thursday, March 26, 2015

[Healthy_Recipes_For_Diabetic_Friends] Garlic Shrimp on Spinach - 4g Carbs, 1g Fiber


Garlic Shrimp on Spinach - 4g Carbs, 1g Fiber


Servings: 2

8 oz fresh or frozen medium shrimp in shells
2 tsp olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 tsp finely shredded lemon peel
1/8 tsp ground black pepper
4 cups fresh spinach
1 Tbsp shredded Parmesan cheese
Lemon wedges

Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Peel and devein shrimp, leaving tails on if desired. In a small bowl, toss together shrimp, oil, garlic, lemon peel, and pepper. Place a steamer basket in a wok or large skillet with a tight-fitting lid. Add water to just below the basket.

Place shrimp in a single layer in steamer basket. Cover and place over medium-high heat. Steam for 5 to 6 minutes or until shrimp are opaque (start timing when wok is placed on the burner). Remove shrimp and keep warm.

Meanwhile, wash spinach. Arrange spinach evenly in steamer basket. Cover and steam about 2 minutes (start timing immediately) or until wilted. Divide spinach between two serving plates. If desired, thread shrimp onto 6- to 8-inch wooden skewers. Place shrimp on top of spinach. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Serve with lemon wedges. Makes 2 servings.

Servings: 2
Nutrition per Serving: 159 Calories, 7g Total Fat, 1g Sat Fat, 131mg Cholesterol, 216mg Sodium, 4g Carbs, 1g Fiber, 20g Protein

Diabetic Exchanges: 2 1/2 Lean Meats, 1 Fat; 1 Vegetable


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