Apricot nectar adds a touch of sweetness to the soy- and ginger-based sauce flavoring this 25-minute seafood linguine recipe. The shrimp and scallops are coated with a curry mixture which adds taste and color to this delicious dish. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


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

  • Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Cover and keep warm. Meanwhile, stir together apricot nectar, soy sauce, cornstarch, and ginger in a small bowl; set aside.

  • Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms and carrots; stir-fry for 2 minutes. Add bok choy and scallions; stir-fry for 2 minutes more. Remove vegetables with a slotted spoon. Toss the shrimp and the scallops with curry powder in a medium bowl. Add the remaining 1 tablespoon oil and the seafood to the skillet. Cook and stir for 2 to 3 minutes or until the seafood is opaque; push from the center to the outer edge of the skillet.

  • Stir the apricot nectar mixture; add to the center of the skillet. Cook and stir until thick and bubbly. Return the vegetables to the skillet. Stir all ingredients together to coat with sauce. Heat through.

  • To serve, spoon the seafood mixture over the reserved hot cooked pasta.

Nutrition Facts

307 calories; total fat 9g 14% DV; saturated fat 1.3g; cholesterol 42mg 14% DV; sodium 270mg 11% DV; potassium 484mg 14% DV; carbohydrates 40.7g 13% DV; fiber 2.6g 11% DV; sugar 5g; protein 16.8g 34% DV; exchange other carbs 3; vitamin a iu 4084IU; vitamin c 20mg; folate 245mcg; calcium 109mg; iron 3mg; magnesium 59mg.