Saigon Shrimp Recipe - Low Carb & Healthy
Low carb recipe for Saigon Shrimp which belongs to the Fish and Seafood recipe category.
- 1 pound (455 g) large shrimp, shelled and deveined (31/35 count)
- Scant teaspoon salt
- Scant teaspoon pepper
- 1 teaspoons Splenda
- 3 scallions
- cup (60 ml) peanut or canola oil
- 1 teaspoons chili garlic paste
- 2 teaspoons minced garlic
Mix together the salt, pepper, and Splenda in a small dish or cup.
Slice the scallions thinly and set them aside.
Gather all the ingredients except the scallions together?the actual cooking of this dish is lightning-fast! In a wok or heavy skillet over highest heat, heat the oil.
Add the shrimp and stir-fry for 2 to 3 minutes or until they're about two-thirds pink.
Add the chili garlic paste and garlic and keep stir-frying.
When the shrimp are pink all over and all the way through, sprinkle the salt, pepper, and Splenda mixture over them and stir for just another 10 seconds or so.
Turn off the heat and divide the shrimp between 3 serving plates.
Top each serving with a scattering of sliced scallion and serve.
Each with 2 grams of carbohydrates and 1 gram of fiber, for a total of 1 gram of usable carbs and 25 grams of protein. This dish comes in at a low 288 calories a serving.