Parmesan cheese lends an intriguing flavor accent to garlic- and lemon-steamed shrimp in this recipe. And it's under 200 calories per serving.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

159.1 calories; protein 20.1g 40% DV; carbohydrates 4.2g 1% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 1.5g 6% DV; sugars 0.3g; fat 6.9g 11% DV; saturated fat 1.4g 7% DV; cholesterol 131.1mg 44% DV; vitamin a iu 5780.6IU 116% DV; vitamin c 19.8mg 33% DV; folate 119.3mcg 30% DV; calcium 141.7mg 14% DV; iron 3.6mg 20% DV; magnesium 81.2mg 29% DV; potassium 493.3mg 14% DV; sodium 216.4mg 9% DV.