Light N Saucy Shrimp Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexHealthy
CuisineMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Chopped onions1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Chopped green bell pepper1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), minced
 Water1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Granulated sugar1 Teaspoon
 Fine herbs1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Canned stewed tomatoes14 1⁄2 Ounce, cut into bite-size pieces (1 Can, No Salt Added)
 Apple cider vinegar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Raw shrimp3⁄4 Pound, peeled, deveined (Medium Size)
 Cornstarch1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Water1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Hot cooked rice2 Cup (32 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1095 Calories from Fat 69

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12%

Saturated Fat 1.5 g7.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 517.1 mg

Sodium 1427.1 mg59.5%

Total Carbohydrates 167 g55.8%

Dietary Fiber 8.8 g35.3%

Sugars 27.2 g

Protein 85 g169.7%

Vitamin A 29.7% Vitamin C 136.4%

Calcium 38.8% Iron 111.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In 2-quart saucepan, combine first 7 ingredients; simmer, covered, 10 minutes or until onions are tender.
Stir in tomatoes and vinegar; simmer, covered, 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add shrimp; simmer an additional 5 minutes or until shrimp are cooked, stirring occasionally.
In small cup stir together cornstarch and water.
Thicken sauce with cornstarch water mixture.