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Shrimp and Watermelon Skillet Recipe

Looking for an easy Shrimp and Watermelon Skillet recipe? Learn how to make Shrimp and Watermelon Skillet using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by hlarson2

Makes 4 servings



Watermelon is a heart-health heavyweight. It has about twice as much ticker-protecting lycopene as tomatoes do.

Recipe Ingredients for Shrimp and Watermelon Skillet

2 whole-wheat pitas (8 inches each), both cut into 8 triangles
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
12 oz medium shrimp, shelled and deveined
1/2 cup sliced shallots
4 cups cubed (1 inch) seedless watermelon
1/4 teaspoon salt (preferably kosher)
1/4 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper
1 large cucumber, peeled and chopped
2 oz crumbled feta
2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
2 limes, cut into wedges

Recipe Directions for Shrimp and Watermelon Skillet

Heat oven to 450˚. On a baking sheet, toast pita triangles, turning once, until crisp and brown, 3 to 5 minutes each side. In a large skillet, heat oil over high heat. Cook shrimp and shallots, stirring, until shrimp is pink and shallots are crisp, 2 to 4 minutes; transfer to a bowl. In same skillet, cook watermelon and 1/4 cup water over high heat, stirring, until liquid becomes syrupy, about 3 minutes. Remove skillet from heat; add shrimp mixture, salt and pepper; stir. Divide shrimp-watermelon mixture (warm or chilled) among 4 plates; add cucumber and feta. Sprinkle with dill and mint. Serve with 4 pita pieces each and lime wedges.
Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 261.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
295
Calories from Fat
106
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.8g
18%
Saturated Fat
3.2g
16%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
180mg
60%
Sodium
676mg
28%
Potassium
310mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
25.6g
9%
Dietary Fiber
3.3g
13%
Sugars
2.1g
Protein
24.8g
Vitamin A 12% Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 15% Iron 31%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

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

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in iron
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in cholesterol
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