Shrimp marinated in lime and Dijon mustard (Diabetic)

Contributed By: Parker


1 medium red onion, chopped
1/2 cup fresh lime juice, plus lime zest as garnish
2 tablespoons capers
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon hot sauce
1 cup water
1/2 cup white wine vinegar
3 whole cloves
1 bay leaf
1 pound uncooked shrimp, peeled and deveined


In a shallow baking dish, combine the onion, lime juice, capers, mustard and hot
sauce. Set aside.
In a large saucepan, add the water, vinegar, cloves and bay leaf. Bring to a boil and add the shrimp. Cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Drain and transfer the shrimp to the shallow dish containing the onion mixture, making sure to discard the cloves and bay leaf. Stir to combine. Cover and refrigerate until well chilled, about
1 hour.
To serve, divide the shrimp mixture among individual small bowls and garnish each with lime zest. Serve cold.

Helpful Hints:

Healthy carb = whole fruits & vegetables, at least 50% whole grains and no more than
1 tsp of sugar per serving
Low fat = no more than 3 g of fat per serving
Dietitian's tip:
In this recipe, the shrimp is marinated in its cooking stock rather than served
with a heavy sauce. Serve the shrimp cold with water crackers or melba toast.
Serves 4
Nutritional Analysis
(per serving)
172 mg
25 g
492 mg
8 g
0.5 g
Total fat
2 g
286 mg
Saturated fat
< 1 g
80 mg
Monounsaturated fat
< 1 g

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