Shrimp Paulista

Shrimp Paulista

Residents of Sao Paulo call themselves Paulistas and this simple shrimp dish is a regional favorite. Traditionally, the shrimp are cooked in their shells; however, we’ve removed them to make for easier eating.

Nutirion Profile: Diabetes Appropriate Gluten Free Diet Healthy Weight Heart Healthy Low Calorie Low Carb Low Sat Fat Low Sodium

Serves Prep Time Total Time
6 15 min 35 min

Directions

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro, divided
  • 8 cloves garlic, minced, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper, divided
  • 2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

Cooking Instruction

Step 1

Place shrimp in a medium nonreactive bowl and toss with lime juice, 1/4 cup cilantro, half the garlic, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper. Cover and let marinate in the refrigerator for 20 minutes.

Step 2

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp, marinade and remaining garlic; cook until the shrimp are just cooked through, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat; add the remaining 1/4 cup cilantro, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon red pepper. Toss to combine.


Nutrition

  • Serving: Per serving
  • Calories: 164
  • Carbohydrates: 2g
  • Fat: 6g
  • Protein: 24g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 224mg
  • Potassium: 241mg
  • Sodium: 456mg
  • Exchanges: 3 1/2 very lean meat, 1 fat
  • Carbohydrate Servings:

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