Shrimp and sautéed onions with citrus and spice will make this entrée a favorite; 25 grams of protein and only 400 calories.
Orange and red peppers are the perfect ingredients to prepare this delicious and colorful dish. The contrasting flavors of citrus and spicy combined with shrimp and sautéed onions will make this entrée a favorite for the whole family, even for a weeknight meal. Complement with a green salad or steamed quinoa and have a balanced meal in 30 minutes or less.
25 g protein/400-calorie meal 40 g protein/600-calorie meal
(Divide into 4 servings.) (Divide into 3 servings.)
1 TBSP Olive oil
1 Red bell pepper, sliced into thin strips
1 1/2 lb. (675 g) Large shrimp, shelled and deveined
1/2 tsp Salt
1/4 tsp Red pepper flakes
3 Green onions, chopped
Grate 1 teaspoon orange peel from one orange, then squeeze out ¼ cup orange juice and set aside. Peel remaining oranges, slice, cut slices in half and set aside. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat, then add oil. When hot, add bell pepper and sauté for a few minutes until they begin to soften. Add shrimp, salt, red pepper flakes and orange juice, and continue to cook for 3-4 minutes, stirring, until shrimp is opaque and fully cooked. Remove from heat, stir in reserved orange slices, and scatter green onions on top.
Suggestion: Complete your meal with a green salad and steamed quinoa.
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