Citrus Shrimp Salad – Healthy Weight Loss Recipe


(makes 4 servings)

Ingredients: Nutrition Facts for Citrus Shrimp Salad
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1 clove garlic

small bullet 3 tablespoons fresh-squeezed lemon juice
small bullet 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
small bullet 1/8 teaspooon red pepper flakes
small bullet 1 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
small bullet 1 pound medium peeled and deveined shrimp
small bullet 1 cup watercress, chopped
small bullet 1 medium head cabbage, shredded
small bullet 1 carrot, peeled and grated
small bullet 1/3 cup fresh-squeezed lime juice
small bullet 2 tablespoons honey
small bullet Nonfat cooking spray
small bullet 2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped (optional)
small bullet 2 tablespoons roasted peanuts, chopped (optional)


1. In a food processor, add the garlic, lemon juice, soy sauce, red pepper flakes and blend until smooth.
2. Pour lemon juice mixture into a medium sized bowl then add shrimp. Toss to coat evenly, cover with plastic wrap then marinate in refrigerator for 30 minutes.
3. In a large serving bowl, add the watercress, cabbage, and carrot and mix until combined.
4. In a small bowl, whisk together the lime juice and honey then pour over salad mix. Toss until well-coated.
5. Spray a small skillet with nonfat cooking spray. Pour shrimp with the marinade into the pan and cook over medium-high heat for about 3 minutes or until shrimp is completely pink in the center.
6. Place cooked shrimp in center of salad and garnish with optional basil and peanuts.


Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe (420 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 271
Calories from fat 57
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 172 mg
Sodium 363 mg
Total Carbohydrates 29 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Sugars 8 g
Protein 28 g
Vitamin A 105%
Vitamin C 155%
Calcium 20%
Iron 25%

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