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Cajun Shrimp Stir-Fry Recipe
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Cajun Shrimp Stir-Fry Recipe

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Squash and red onion add color to this tasty, one-dish meal with just the right amount of Cajun kick. —Ginny Kochis, Springfield, Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 small zucchini, sliced
  • 1/2 medium yellow summer squash, sliced
  • 1/2 medium red onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/2 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Dash crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup hot cooked brown rice

Nutritional Facts

1 cup shrimp mixture with 1/2 cup rice equals 297 calories, 10 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 138 mg cholesterol, 417 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat, 1 starch, 1 vegetable.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet or wok, stir-fry the zucchini, yellow squash and onion in oil for 2-3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add shrimp and seasonings; stir-fry 3 minutes longer or until shrimp turn pink. Serve with rice. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Cajun Shrimp Stir-Fry in Healthy Cooking October/November 2010, p64

Nutritional Facts

1 cup shrimp mixture with 1/2 cup rice equals 297 calories, 10 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 138 mg cholesterol, 417 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat, 1 starch, 1 vegetable.

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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