Home Health Promotion Recipe Saucy Shrimp and Vegetables

Saucy Shrimp and Vegetables

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Change things up with this calorie-wise meal. Sweet potatoes or rice would go great with is as a side.

Ingredients 

  • Canola oil 1 tsp (5 ml)
  • Mushrooms, sliced 1 pkg (227 g)
  • Onion, diced 1
  • Celery, diced 2 stalks
  • Carrot, diced 1 large
  • Cloves garlic, minced 2
  • Chopped parsley 2 Tbsp (20 ml)
  • Hot pepper flakes ¼ tsp (1 ml)
  • Pinch each salt and fresh ground pepper
  • All purpose flour 1 Tbsp (15 ml)
  • Sodium-reduced vegetable

or chicken broth 1 cup (250 ml)

  • Large raw shrimp, peeled 1 lb (454 g)

Directions 

  • In a large nonstick skillet heat oil over medium heat. Cook mushrooms, onion, celery, carrot, garlic, parsley, hot pepper flakes, salt and pepper for about 8 minutes or until liquid evaporates and vegetables start to become golden.
  • Stir in flour until absorbed. Add broth and bring to a simmer, stirring.
  • Stir in shrimp and cook, stirring gently for about 5 minutes or until shrimp are pink and firm.

Nutrition Information per serving:

  • Calories: 201 kcal
  • Protein: 28 g
  • Fat: 5 g
  • Carbohydrate: 11 g
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Sodium: 426 mg

This recipe can be found along with many others at Unlock Food, which is provided by Dieticians of Canada.