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By the Plate: Simply Spiced Shrimp

Follow the easy Prep Plan below in order to whip up this quick and tasty meal in minutes.

Full Meal

Calories: | Carbohydrate: g

By the Plate Foods Include

    Per Serving

    Simply Spiced Shrimp

    Makes: 4 servings
    Serving Size: about 3 oz.
    Calories 150
    Fat 4.5 g
    Saturated Fat 0.8 g
    Trans Fat 0 g
    Carbohydrate 1 g
    Fiber 0 g
    Sugars 0 g
    Cholesterol 185 mg
    Sodium 465 mg
    Potassium 240 mg
    Protein 25 g
    Phosphorus 250 mg
    Choices: Lean Protein 3

    Simply Spiced Shrimp

    • Makes: 4 servings
    • Serving Size: about 3 oz.
    • Preparation Time: 5 minutes
    • Cooking Time: 3 minutes

    Ingredients

    1 lb. peeled and deveined large shrimp
    1 garlic clove, finely minced
    1/2 tsp. smoked paprika
    1/2 tsp. chili powder
    1 Tbsp. olive oil, divided
    2 tsp. fresh lemon juice

    Directions

    1. In a bowl, mix together the shrimp, garlic, paprika, and chili powder, tossing to coat. Add 1 tsp. of the olive oil and the lemon juice. Let stand 3 minutes.
    2. In a large skillet, heat the remaining 2 tsp. oil over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp and sauté on both sides for a total of 3 minutes, or until the shrimp is just opaque and cooked through.

    The Prep Plan: Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Bring the water for the pasta to boiling. Meanwhile, prepare the asparagus and place it on a foil-lined baking sheet in the oven to roast for about 10 minutes. Add the pasta to the boiling water. Prepare Simply Spiced Shrimp. Drain the pasta. Plate the pasta, shrimp, and asparagus. Slice the apple and sprinkle with cinnamon. Serve and enjoy!

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    Additional Foods in This Meal

    Spaghetti

    1/2 cup cooked whole wheat spaghetti (1 oz. dry)

    • Per Serving
    • Calories: 100
    • Carbohydrate: 21g
    • Choices: Starch 1.5

    Asparagus

    6 roasted asparagus spears with 1/2 tsp. olive oil, 1/8 tsp. salt, and freshly ground black pepper

    • Per Serving
    • Calories: 40
    • Carbohydrate: 4g
    • Choices: Nonstarchy Vegetable 1, Fat 0.5

    Apple

    1 small apple, sliced, with 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon

    • Per Serving
    • Calories: 55
    • Carbohydrate: 14g
    • Choices: Fruit 1
     
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