No need to heat up the kitchen this summer! Use your microwave and a bottle of salad dressing to make this Asian-inspired shrimp and broccoli dish, served over hot cooked brown rice.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a medium bowl, combine shrimp and salad dressing; cover and marinate in the refrigerator for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • In a 2-quart microwave-safe casserole, combine broccoli and the water. Microwave, covered, on 100 percent power (high) for 2 minutes, stirring once halfway through cooking. Drain in a colander and return to casserole.

  • Add shrimp mixture, rice, and carrots to drained broccoli in casserole. Microwave, covered, on 100 percent power (high) for 3 to 5 minutes or until mixture is heated through, stirring once halfway through cooking.

  • Divide shrimp mixture among four serving bowls. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and, if desired, crushed red pepper.

Nutrition Facts

249.6 calories; protein 22.5g 45% DV; carbohydrates 29.4g 10% DV; exchange other carbs 2; dietary fiber 3.3g 13% DV; sugars 5.3g; fat 4.8g 7% DV; saturated fat 0.6g 3% DV; cholesterol 165.8mg 55% DV; vitamin a iu 5712IU 114% DV; vitamin c 64.6mg 108% DV; folate 53.6mcg 13% DV; calcium 90.4mg 9% DV; iron 4mg 22% DV; magnesium 52.3mg 19% DV; potassium 526.5mg 15% DV; sodium 494.3mg 20% DV.