Chipotle Spiced Shrimp
Shrimp is high in Cholesterol but it is low in Fat and Saturated Fat. And Fat (not Cholesterol) has the greatest effect on blood Cholesterol. Shrimp also has Protein, Vitamin B12, Selenium and Omega-3 fatty acids.
(Make 4 Servings)
Healthy Recipes Amount Per Serving(8 shrimp): 73 Calories, 12 g Protein, 3 g Carbohydrates, 1 g Dietary Fiber, 2 g Fat, 85 mg Cholesterol, 151 mg Sodium
- 1/2 lb. (approximate 32 shrimp) of uncooked shrimp, peeled and deveined (Shrimp has omega-3 fatty acids, a type of fat that’s good for your heart.)
- 2 Tbsp. of tomato paste
- 1 1/2 tsp. of water
- 1/2 tsp. of olive oil
- 1/2 tsp. of clove garlic, minced
- 1/2 tsp. of chipotle chili powder
- 1/2 tsp. of fresh oregano, chopped
- Low-fat cooking spray
- Rinse shrimp in cold water. Pat dry with a paper towel and set aside on a plate.
- To make the marinade. In a small-size bowl, whisk together the tomato paste, water and oil . Add garlic, chili powder and oregano. Mix well.
- Using a brush, spread the marinade (it will be thick) on both sides of the shrimp. Place in the refrigerator.
- Prepare a hot fire in a broiler (grill). Away from the heat source, Spray the grill rack or broiler pan with cooking spray. Place the cooking rack 4 – 6 inches from the heat source.
- Put the shrimp in a grill basket or on skewers and place on the grill. Turn the shrimp after 3 to 4 minutes. The cooking time varies depending on the heat of the fire, so watch carefully.
- Transfer to a plate and serve immediately.
Source : MayoClinic.com
Recipe Under : 0 to 100 Calories - Grilling - Tomato