Sweet and Spicy Shrimp Recipe - Low Carb & Healthy

Low carb recipe for Sweet and Spicy Shrimp which belongs to the Fish and Seafood recipe category.

Ingredients Needed

  1. 1 pound (455 g) large shrimp, shelled (31/35 count)
  2. 2 tablespoons (30 ml) oil
  3. teaspoon cayenne pepper
  4. 1 teaspoons five-spice powder
  5. 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  6. 1 tablespoon (6 g) grated ginger
  7. 2 tablespoons (20 g) minced onion
  8. 2 tablespoons (30 ml) rice vinegar
  9. 2 tablespoons (3 g) Splenda
  10. teaspoon blackstrap molasses
  11. Salt and pepper
  12. 2 to 3 lime wedges

Cooking Instructions

In a large, heavy skillet over medium-low, heat the oil and add the cayenne, five-spice powder, garlic, ginger, and onion.

Stir for about 2 minutes or until fragrant, taking care not to let the garlic turn brown.

Stir in the rice vinegar, Splenda, and blackstrap molasses.

Now add the shrimp and stir to coat with the seasonings.

Saute the shrimp, turning frequently, until they're pink all the way through.

Season lightly with salt and pepper, transfer to serving plates, and serve with a lime wedge.

Serving Yield

2 to 3 servings

Nutrition Information

Assuming 2, each will have 38 g protein; 6 g carbohydrate; trace dietary fiber; 5 g usable carbs.