This week's Diabetic Dish of the Week is - Almond Crusted Shrimp. Only 316 calories and 15 net carbs per serving! You can find this recipe at the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website. At the Diabetic Gourmet site you'll find a large selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes for appetizers, side dishes, salads, soups, and more! All at the Diabetic Gourmet Magazine website (http://diabeticgourmet.com/)
Almond Crusted Shrimp
If you're seeking a sensational dish inspired by the deep blue sea, you'll love these shrimp coated with fresh parsley, almonds, and other savory seasonings.
1/2 cup ground almonds
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoons minced fresh parsley, or 1/2 teaspoon dried
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 pound (61-to-70 count) shrimp, with tails and veins removed
1 egg white
2 tablespoons almond or corn oil, divided
1 lemon, cut into wedges
1 - Stir together almonds, flour, parsley, seafood seasoning, salt and pepper.
2 - Dip each shrimp in egg white, then in almond mixture; lay on a baking sheet or platter until ready to cook.
3 - Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large skillet; grill shrimp in batches on medium heat, cooking 3 to 4 minutes, turning once, until pink and golden.
4 - Use remaining 1 tablespoon oil as necessary. Serve shrimp immediately, accompanied by lemon wedges.
Nutritional Information (Per Serving)
Sodium: 329 mg
Cholesterol: 172 mg
Saturated Fat: 1.6g
Dietary Fiber: 2g