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Peanut Shrimp
Include this easy-to-prepare dish you can enjoy in a matter of minutes as part of your Healthiest Way of Eating! The red coloring of shrimp is a reflection of health-promoting phytonutrients that provide anti-inflammatory and antioxidant protection.
Peanut Shrimp Prep and Cook Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:
  • 2 medium garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1/2 lb medium size shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 TBS + 1 TBS fresh lemon juice
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 TBS low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • 2 TBS extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup of your favorite peanut sauce

Directions:

  1. Chop garlic and let sit for 5 minutes to Promote its Health Benefits
  2. Peel and devein shrimp.
  3. Rub shrimp with 2 TBS lemon juice, salt, and pepper.
  4. Heat 3 TBS broth over medium-low heat in a stainless steel skillet.
  5. When broth begins to steam, add shrimp and sauté. Stir frequently. After 2 minutes, turn the shrimp over and add garlic. Sauté until shrimp are pink and opaque throughout (approximately 3 minutes). Cook 4-5 minutes for large shrimp. Shrimp cook quickly, so watch your cooking time or they will become tough.
  6. Dress with extra virgin olive oil and the remaining 1 TBS lemon juice.
  7. Serve with mixed greens and top with your favorite peanut sauce.
Serves 2

Nutritional Profile

Peanut Shrimp
1.00 serving
(198.15 grams)
Calories: 346

NutrientDRI/DV



 protein55%



 copper39%


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Peanut Shrimp
1.00 serving
198.15 grams
Calories: 346

NutrientAmountDRI/DV
(%)
Nutrient
Density
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
selenium43.53 mcg794.1excellent
vitamin B121.34 mcg562.9very good
protein27.66 g552.9very good
phosphorus302.24 mg432.2good
vitamin D172.37 IU432.2good
copper0.35 mg392.0good
vitamin B35.32 mg331.7good
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
Rule
excellent DRI/DV>=75% OR
Density>=7.6 AND DRI/DV>=10%
very good DRI/DV>=50% OR
Density>=3.4 AND DRI/DV>=5%
good DRI/DV>=25% OR
Density>=1.5 AND DRI/DV>=2.5%

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