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Shrimp Salad

Yield 2 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
Instead of cooking your own shrimp, you can buy steamed shrimp at the seafood counter of the supermarket. You'll need about 1/2 pound of steamed shrimp. This makes a great low-carb, main-dish salad that's perfect for lunch or a light supper.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound unpeeled medium shrimp
  • 3 cups water
  • 1/3 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped celery
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon curry powder
  • 2 green lettuce leaves

Nutrition Information

  • calories 231
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 6.7 g
  • satfat 3.5 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 37.5 g
  • carbohydrate 3.1 g
  • fiber 0.3 g
  • cholesterol 352 mg
  • iron 5.5 mg
  • sodium 554 mg
  • calcium 116 mg

How to Make It

  1. Peel and devein shrimp. Bring water to a boil; add shrimp, and cook 3 to 5 minutes or until shrimp are done. Drain well; rinse with cold water. Cut each shrimp in half crosswise, and place in a small bowl.

  2. Combine sour cream and next 5 ingredients, stirring well. Add sour cream mixture to shrimp, and toss gently. Cover and chill thoroughly. Serve on lettuce-lined plates.

  3. carbo rating: 3

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