Why would this come up first under a low carb search? Pineapple is the one of the highest carb fruits available. It also has honey which is also guaranteed to raise your blood sugar. The overall carb count appears fine, but I'm sure it has too many sugars. The serving size is what? Three(3) shrimp? It doesn't say. It sounds delicious, but you need to alter your low carb parameters.
Shrimp Sate with Pineapple Salsa
Buy peeled, cored fresh pineapple for the salsa. Enjoy the rest of it in a fresh fruit salad.
Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 2 skewers and 1/4 cup salsa)
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Amount per serving
- Calories: 208
- Calories from fat: 13%
- Fat: 3g
- Saturated fat: 0.6g
- Monounsaturated fat: 0.4g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 1.2g
- Protein: 34.9g
- Carbohydrate: 8.7g
- Fiber: 0.7g
- Cholesterol: 259mg
- Iron: 4.3mg
- Sodium: 403mg
- Calcium: 98mg
- 3/4 cup finely chopped pineapple
- 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
- 1 tablespoon minced seeded jalapeño pepper
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
- 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
- 1 teaspoon honey
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
- 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
- 24 large shrimp, peeled and deveined (about 1 1/2 pounds)
- Cooking spray
- 4 cilantro sprigs (optional)
- Prepare grill.
- To prepare salsa, combine first 6 ingredients in a medium bowl.
- To prepare saté, combine mint, juice, salt, and chili powder in a large bowl; add shrimp, tossing gently to coat. Thread 3 shrimp onto each of 8 (6-inch) skewers. Place shrimp on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 1 1/2 minutes on each side or until shrimp turn pink. Serve with salsa. Garnish with cilantro sprigs, if desired.
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