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Prosciutto-Wrapped Shrimp with Arugula Salad


From EatingWell:  November/December 2012

This recipe for jumbo shrimp wrapped in thin strips of prosciutto and served on a lemony bed of arugula is a practically effortless dish that’s sure to impress your guests. Wrap your shrimp and make the dressing ahead of time, and you’ll have dinner on the table even faster. Serve with toasted whole-wheat baguette sprinkled with Parmesan cheese.

4 servings, 4 shrimp & 1 1/2 cups salad each | Active Time: 30 minutes | Total Time: 30 minutes



  1. Whisk 2 tablespoons oil, lemon juice, garlic, salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper in a large bowl. Add arugula and toss to coat.
  2. Peel and devein shrimp, leaving the tails on. Pat dry and sprinkle both sides with the remaining 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Wrap 1 piece of prosciutto around each shrimp.
  3. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add half the shrimp and cook, turning once, until just cooked through, about 4 minutes. Reduce the heat to medium, and repeat with the remaining oil and shrimp, 3 to 4 minutes. Serve the shrimp with the arugula salad.


Per serving : 248 Calories; 151 g Fat; 2 g Sat; 9 g Mono; 190 mg Cholesterol; 4 g Carbohydrates; 24 g Protein; 1 g Fiber; 672 mg Sodium; 304 mg Potassium

0 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 3 1/2 lean meat, 2 fat

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