Parmesan cheese lends an intriguing flavor accent to garlic- and lemon-steamed shrimp in this recipe. And it's under 200 calories per serving.

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine




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  • Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Peel and devein shrimp, leaving tails on if desired. In a small bowl, toss together shrimp, oil, garlic, lemon peel, and pepper. Place a steamer basket in a wok or large skillet with a tight-fitting lid. Add water to just below the basket.

  • Place shrimp in a single layer in steamer basket. Cover and place over medium-high heat. Steam for 5 to 6 minutes or until shrimp are opaque (start timing when wok is placed on the burner). Remove shrimp and keep warm.

  • Meanwhile, wash spinach. Arrange spinach evenly in steamer basket. Cover and steam about 2 minutes (start timing immediately) or until wilted. Divide spinach between two serving plates. If desired, thread shrimp onto 6- to 8-inch wooden skewers. Place shrimp on top of spinach. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Serve with lemon wedges.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving
159 calories; protein 20.1g; carbohydrates 4.2g; dietary fiber 1.5g; sugars 0.3g; fat 6.9g; saturated fat 1.4g; cholesterol 131.1mg; vitamin a iu 5780.6IU; vitamin c 19.8mg; folate 119.3mcg; calcium 141.7mg; iron 3.6mg; magnesium 81.2mg; potassium 493.3mg; sodium 216.4mg.

2 1/2 lean protein, 1 fat, 1 vegetable