For an amazing flavor contrast we've paired zesty spicy shrimp with a fruity and sweet salsa. Edamame in the salsa adds fiber to this quick and easy main dish recipe.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • For salsa, combine mangoes, edamame, bell pepper, scallion, cilantro, 2 teaspoons of the soybean cooking oil, and salt in a medium bowl. Toss gently to mix. Cover and chill until serving time or up to 2 hours.

  • For Cajun seasoning, stir together white pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, ground pepper, and cayenne pepper in a small bowl (see Tip). Set aside.

  • Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Peel and devein the shrimp, leaving tails intact if desired. Rinse the shrimp; pat dry with paper towels.

  • Toss the shrimp with the Cajun seasoning in a large bowl. Heat the remaining 1 tablespoon soybean cooking oil in a heavy large skillet, over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp; cook and stir about 5 minutes or until the shrimp are pink.

  • Serve the shrimp warm with the reserved salsa and, if desired, Belgian endive leaves.


Tip: If you have a store-bought salt-free Cajun seasoning mix on hand, you can substitute 2 teaspoons of it for the homemade seasoning in this recipe (Step 2).

Nutrition Facts

317 calories; protein 26.8g 54% DV; carbohydrates 29.1g 9% DV; dietary fiber 5.7g 23% DV; sugars 21.6g; fat 11.9g 18% DV; saturated fat 1.6g 8% DV; cholesterol 129.3mg 43% DV; vitamin a iu 2283.7IU 46% DV; vitamin c 105mg 175% DV; folate 137.7mcg 34% DV; calcium 178mg 18% DV; iron 4.4mg 24% DV; magnesium 82.2mg 29% DV; potassium 734.1mg 21% DV; sodium 287.5mg 12% DV.