The quick 10-minute Spicy Cabbage Slaw serves as the low-carb base in this veggie-packed lunch recipe. Topped with high-protein edamame and shrimp, this satisfying lunch will help you power through the afternoon. Source:, November 2018

Carolyn A. Hodges, R.D.


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  • Prepare Spicy Cabbage Slaw. Add edamame; toss and set aside.

  • Toss avocado with lime juice in a small bowl.

  • Divide the slaw mixture among 4 containers. Top each with 1/4 of the shrimp (about 3 ounces) and 1/4 of the avocado. Cover and refrigerate until ready to eat.


To make ahead: Keep cabbage mixture and dressing for the Spicy Cabbage Slaw separate and wait to combine until ready to eat. If using precooked frozen shrimp, wait to defrost the shrimp until you're ready to eat.

Nutrition Facts

364 calories; 18.8 g total fat; 3.2 g saturated fat; 137 mg cholesterol; 303 mg sodium. 473 mg potassium; 19.7 g carbohydrates; 9.5 g fiber; 3 g sugar; 28.1 g protein; 525 IU vitamin a iu; 12 mg vitamin c; 41 mcg folate; 112 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 45 mg magnesium;

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Delicious. I add lime juice and pepper to the shrimp as well. Question: any suggested replacement for the shrimp if limited in amount can eat in a week? Read More