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Grilled shrimp skewers

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This recipe is a great source of protein and can be used in a variety of ways, such as a side dish, an appetizer or added to a salad.

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp (10 mL) rasped fresh ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic, rasped
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) sodium reduced soy sauce
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) sriracha sauce (or 1/2 tsp/2 mL for a spicier kick)
  • 1 pkg (454 g) large raw shrimp, thawed peeled and deveined
  • 2 tbsp (25 mL) chopped fresh cilantro (optional)
  • 2 cups (500 mL) baby arugula

Directions

  • In a bowl, whisk together ginger, garlic, soy sauce and sriracha. Add shrimp and toss to coat evenly. Let stand 10 minutes.
  • Using small skewers, push 2 shrimps onto each skewer and spray lightly with cooking spray.
  • Place shrimp on grill over medium heat and grill shrimp turning once for about 5 minutes or until cooked through. Garnish with cilantro if desired. Serve on arugula.

Nutritional info per serving (3 skewers)

  • Calories 74
  • Protein 14 g
  • Sodium 390 mg
  • Potassium 205 mg*
  • Total fat 0.5 g
    • Saturated fat 0 g
    • Cholesterol 0 g
  • Carbohydrates 2 g
    • Fibre 0 g
    • Sugars 0 g
    • Added sugars 0 g

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