Shrimp with Peanut Sauce Recipe

Looking for an easy Shrimp with Peanut Sauce recipe? Learn how to make Shrimp with Peanut Sauce using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by almajoly

Makes 2 servings



From World's Healthiest Foods Newsletter - January 29, 2010 The George Mateljan Foundation

Recipe Ingredients for Shrimp with Peanut Sauce

2 cloves garlic, medium, chopped
1/2 pound shrimp, medium, peeled and deveined
3 tablespoons lemon juice, fresh, divided
1 Sea salt to taste
1 Pepper to taste
3 tablespoons chicken broth, low-sodium
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 cup peanut sauce

Recipe Directions for Shrimp with Peanut Sauce

  1. Chop garlic and let sit for 5 minutes to bring out its hidden health benefits.

  2. Peel and devine shrimp

  3. Rub shrimp with 2 tablespoon lemon juice, salt and pepper.

  4. Heat 3 tablespoons broth over medium-low heat in a stainless steel skillet.

  5. When broth begins to steam, add shrimp and saute. Stir frequently. After 2 minutes, turn the shrimp over and add garlic. Saute until shrimp are pink and opaque throughout (approximately 3 minutes). Cook 4-5 minutes for large shrimp. Shrimp cook quickly, so watch your cooking time or they will become tough.

  6. Dress with extra virgin olive oil and the remaining 1 tablespoon lemon juice.

  7. Serve with mixed greens and top with your favorite peanut sauce.

Categories

Seafood, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 217.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
455
Calories from Fat
229
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
25.4g
39%
Saturated Fat
3.7g
19%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
221mg
74%
Sodium
1254mg
52%
Potassium
267mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates
24.1g
8%
Dietary Fiber
3.2g
13%
Sugars
15.7g
Protein
30.5g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 23%
Calcium 5% Iron 27%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
Legend

Fat
Protein
Carbs
Alcohol
Other

Calorie Breakdown
Nutrition Breakdown
Daily Values
Daily Values

Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
  • High in sodium
  • Join Calorie Count - It's Easy and Free!
    CREATE FREE ACCOUNT
    Advertisement