Citrus Shrimp Salad

(makes 4 servings)

Weight Loss Recipes : Citrus Shrimp SaladIngredients:

  • 1 lb. medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 medium head cabbage, shredded
  • 3 tbsp fresh-squeezed lemon juice
  • ⅓ cup fresh-squeezed lime juice
  • 1 tsp fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 cup watercress, chopped
  • 1 carrot, peeled and grated
  • ⅛ tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • Non-fat cooking spray
  • 2 tbsp fresh basil, chopped (optional)
  • 2 tbsp roasted peanuts, chopped (optional)


  • In a food processor, add the lemon juice, garlic, soy sauce and red pepper flakes, blend until smooth.
  • Pour lemon juice mixture into a medium bowl then add shrimp. Toss to coat evenly, cover with plastic wrap then marinate in refrigerator for about 30 minutes.
  • Add the watercress, cabbage, and carrot in a large serving bowl and mix until combined.
  • Whisk together the lime juice and honey in a small bowl then pour over salad mix. Toss until well-coated.
  • Spray a small skillet with non-fat cooking spray. Pour shrimp with the marinade into the pan and cook over medium-high heat until shrimp is completely pink in the center (about 3 minutes).
  • Place cooked shrimp in center of salad and sprinkle with optional basil and peanuts.

Make 4 Servings:

Weight Loss Recipes Amount Per Serving(¼ of recipe (420 g)): 271 Calories, 28 g Protein, 29 g carbohydrates, 7 g Dietary Fiber, 5 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 172 mg cholesterol, 363 mg sodium


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