Drizzled with a citrus marinade and served over a bed of nutty black rice and zesty arugula greens, this low-calorie shrimp dish is ready in less than an hour. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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  • Remove 1 teaspoon zest and squeeze 1/2 cup juice from the 2 oranges; set aside. In a medium saucepan, bring the water, rice and 1/2 teaspoon of the salt to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, about 30 minutes or until water is absorbed. Remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes. Stir in 1/2 teaspoon of the orange zest and 1/4 cup of the orange juice.

  • Meanwhile, rinse shrimp; pat dry. For marinade, in a medium bowl, combine oil, garlic, pepper, 1/2 teaspoon orange zest, 1/4 cup orange juice and the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt. Add shrimp; toss to coat. Cover with foil or plastic wrap and marinate in the refrigerator 10 minutes.

  • Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add shrimp mixture; cook and stir 5 minutes or until shrimp are opaque. Using a slotted spoon, remove shrimp from skillet. For sauce, bring marinade to simmering. Cook 1 to 2 minutes or until marinade is slightly thickened.

  • To serve, spoon warm rice and shrimp over arugula and drizzle with sauce. If desired, serve with orange wedges.

Nutrition Facts

290 calories; 8.7 g total fat; 1.1 g saturated fat; 183 mg cholesterol; 579 mg sodium. 543 mg potassium; 28.8 g carbohydrates; 2.2 g fiber; 4 g sugar; 27 g protein; 540 IU vitamin a iu; 20 mg vitamin c; 29 mcg folate; 115 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 99 mg magnesium;