Wednesday, April 30, 2008


Here is this weeks adventurous recipe. I have been eying this for weeks. Looks yummy from the picture too.

Border-Style Shrimp

Cooking spray
1 1/2 cups chopped white onion
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 1/2 pounds medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
1/4 cup finely chopped green onions
Lime wedges (optional)

Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add onion; sauté 3 minutes. Add cumin, chili powder, shrimp, and garlic; sauté 4 minutes. Remove from heat, and add butter, salt, and hot sauce. Stir until the butter melts. Stir in juice and green onions. Garnish with the lime wedges, if desired.

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: about 1 cup shrimp)

CALORIES 266 (30% from fat); FAT 9g (sat 4.1g,mono 2.1g,poly 1.4g); PROTEIN 35.6g; CHOLESTEROL 274mg; CALCIUM 113mg; SODIUM 618mg; FIBER 1.8g; IRON 4.5mg; CARBOHYDRATE 9.7g

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