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Ginger Shrimp with Almond Sauce

Photo: Travis Rathbone

Prep time 12 mins
Cook time 14 mins
Yield

Serves: 1

Ingredients

  • 1/4 small onion, minced (about 1/4 cup)
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 red bell pepper, seeded and finely chopped (about 1/4 cup)
  • 1/2 cup whole snow peas
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced red cabbage (about 1/8 head)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened almond butter
  • 1/2 cup cooked fresh or frozen lima beans
  • 3 ounces cooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined

Nutrition Information

  • calories 465
  • fat 18 g
  • satfat 2 g
  • protein 35 g
  • carbohydrate 40 g
  • fiber 13 g
  • cholesterol 179 mg
  • iron 5 mg
  • sodium 915 mg
  • calcium 227 mg

How to Make It

  1. In a skillet, cook onion in 1/4 cup broth over low heat until translucent, about 6 minutes. Add garlic, bell pepper, snow peas and cabbage. Cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, 2 to 3 minutes.

  2. Add ginger, turmeric, crushed red pepper, remaining 1/4 cup broth and almond butter; stir until uniform. Add beans. cook, stirring occasionally, until heated through, about 2 minutes.

  3. Transfer bean mixture to a plate, top with shrimp and serve.

Recipe adapted from Slim Down Now, copyright 2015 by Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD. Published by HarperOne.