A sprinkling of crushed red pepper gives this orange-flavored shrimp stir-fry extra kick. Serve it with fresh melon wedges for dessert.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


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Instructions Checklist
  • Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Rinse shrimp; pat dry with paper towels. Set aside.

  • In a medium nonstick skillet, heat half of the oil over medium-high heat. Add garlic to skillet. Cook and stir for 15 seconds. Add red sweet pepper; cook and stir about 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Remove sweet pepper mixture from skillet.

  • Carefully pour remaining oil into hot skillet. Add shrimp. Cook and stir for 2 to 3 minutes or until shrimp turn opaque. Remove shrimp. Add orange juice and hoisin sauce to skillet. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, about 1 minute or until slightly thickened, stirring occasionally. Return sweet pepper mixture and shrimp to skillet. Add spinach; toss just until combined.

  • To serve, spoon shrimp mixture over hot cooked rice. If desired, sprinkle with crushed red pepper. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

300.1 calories; protein 20.7g 41% DV; carbohydrates 32.6g 11% DV; exchange other carbs 2; dietary fiber 1.4g 6% DV; sugars 5.7g; fat 9.4g 14% DV; saturated fat 1.5g 7% DV; cholesterol 129.4mg 43% DV; vitamin a iu 2620IU 52% DV; vitamin c 65mg 108% DV; folatemcg; calcium 80.6mg 8% DV; iron 3.5mg 20% DV; magnesium 55.7mg 20% DV; potassium 337.2mg 9% DV; sodium 269mg 11% DV.