Monday, March 26, 2007

YUMMY MONDAYS: Citrus Grilled Shrimp Over Mixed Greens

1 pound large raw shrimp, peeled and deveined (leave tail on for presentation)
1/2 cup orange juice
1 tablespoon lime juice
2 teaspoons olive oil
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon finely grated lime zest from 1 lime, reserve lime
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
Metal or wooden skewers
2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves
2 teaspoons chopped fresh chives
6 cups mixed lettuces (any combination Romaine, Bibb, endive, or baby greens)
1 cup halved cherry tomatoes

Coat an outdoor grill or stove-top grill pan with cooking spray and preheat to medium-high. Skewer shrimp on metal or wooden skewers or place in a grilling basket. Set aside.

Zest lime, then slice in half and place on grill.

In a small bowl, whisk together orange juice, lime juice, oil, mustard, lime zest, salt, and black pepper. Remove 3 tablespoons of citrus mixture and brush all over shrimp (reserve remaining mixture to use as a vinaigrette for the greens). Grill shrimp 3 minutes on 1 side. Flip and cook 1 to 3 more minutes, until shrimp are bright pink and cooked through.
Add thyme and chives to reserved citrus mixture. Arrange lettuce on individual plates. Top lettuce with tomatoes and grilled shrimp. Spoon reserved citrus vinaigrette over top, squeeze juice from grilled lime and serve.

Nutrition Information
Nutritional Analysis Per Serving
Calories 180
Total fat 5g
Saturated fat 1g
Cholesterol 172mg
Sodium 530mg
Carbohydrates 9g
Protein 25g
Fiber 2g


Jen2 said...

Thank you for all of the hard work you put into turbo jam and for being such an amazing role model for American women with your commitment to your husband and family!

Now...I'm going to be adventurous and try this recipe........(test it on myself first)

Take care....of others !
~ fellow midwestern girl, slowly shrinking....

Anonymous said...

so excited to find this blog and all these healthy recipes!!

love your turbo jam DVDs.


Anonymous said...

I made this the other night for dinner.. I LOVE IT :) Thanks :)

Meredith :)

Anonymous said...

Tried the recipe, both hubby and I loved it. Thank you for going to the effort to put some of these healthy options on the web for us. I do your Turbo workouts all the time. What a stress relief! Turbo Addict