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Pan-Seared Shrimp with Peas

April 1998, The EatingWell Diabetes Cookbook (2005)

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Prepeeled shrimp can be worth their weight in gold for the amount of time they'll save on a harried weeknight. Make it a meal: Spoon the shrimp over fresh lo mein noodles or rice.


Pan-Seared Shrimp with Peas Recipe

Makes: 4 servings

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Ingredients

  • 8 scallions, trimmed
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 1-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled
  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder, divided
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil, divided
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen peas
  • 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • Salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste

Preparation

  1. Combine 7 scallions, garlic and ginger in a food processor; pulse until finely chopped. Set aside. Slice remaining scallion and set aside.
  2. Toss shrimp with 1 1/2 teaspoons curry powder in a bowl.
  3. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add shrimp and cook, stirring, until firm and pink, 2 to 4 minutes. Transfer shrimp to a plate.
  4. Reduce heat to low and add remaining 1 teaspoon oil. Add reserved chopped scallion mixture and remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons curry powder; cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Add peas and broth, increase heat to medium-high and bring to a simmer. Cook until peas are heated through, about 3 minutes. Add shrimp and cook about 1 minute more. Season with salt and pepper. Garnish with reserved sliced scallion and serve.

Nutrition

Per serving: 162 calories; 4 g fat (0 g sat, 2 g mono); 143 mg cholesterol; 12 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 20 g protein; 4 g fiber; 354 mg sodium; 895 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (31% dv), Iron & Vitamin C (23% dv)

Carbohydrate Servings: 1

Exchanges: 1 starch, 3 lean meat


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