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Indian-Style Shrimp with Yogurt Sauce

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 cup shrimp and 1 tablespoon yogurt sauce)
Garam masala is a blend of Indian spices that may include cardamom, coriander, cumin, fennel, black pepper, and a variety of Northern Indian spices. The rich yogurt sauce counters the peppery shrimp. Serve over quick-cooking brown rice.

Ingredients

  • 1 (6-ounce) carton plain low-fat yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons bottled minced garlic
  • 1 1/2 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons garam masala
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 180
  • caloriesfromfat 22 %
  • fat 4.4 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • monofat 1.8 g
  • polyfat 1.3 g
  • protein 29.4 g
  • carbohydrate 4 g
  • fiber 0.3 g
  • cholesterol 255 mg
  • iron 4.3 mg
  • sodium 393 mg
  • calcium 132 mg

How to Make It

  1. Spoon yogurt onto several layers of heavy-duty paper towels; spread to 1/2-inch thickness. Cover with additional paper towels; let stand 5 minutes. Scrape drained yogurt into a bowl using a rubber spatula. Stir in chopped cilantro. Cover and refrigerate.

  2. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic; sauté for 1 minute. Add shrimp; sprinkle shrimp with garam masala, salt, and pepper. Cook 6 minutes or until shrimp are done. Serve with yogurt sauce.