Diabetic Dish of the Week – Basil Grilled Shrimp

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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is Basil Grilled Shrimp. Grilled, Shrimp, I’m sold! To make this week’s dish you’ll be needing Olive Oil, Reduced-Calorie Margarine, Lemon, Coarse-Grain Prepared Mustard, Basil, Garlic, Black Pepper, Medium Size Shrimp, and Cooking Spray. Like you need another reason to fire that grill up! The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Basil Grilled Shrimp
Ingredients
Preparation time: 30 minutes
Marinating time: 1 hour
Cooking time: about 4–6 minutes.

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 1/2 tablespoons reduced-calorie margarine, melted
Juice of 1/2 a large lemon
1 tablespoon coarse-grain prepared mustard
1 ounce (approximately 1 cup) fresh basil, minced
1 clove garlic, minced
Pinch of black pepper
1 pound medium fresh shrimp, peeled and deveined
Cooking spray

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 1/4 of recipe

1 – In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, margarine, lemon juice, mustard, basil, garlic, and pepper; pour into a large, zip-top bag. Add shrimp and toss gently to coat. Marinate in the refrigerator for 1 hour. Preheat grill to medium-high heat. Remove shrimp from the marinade and thread on skewers. Coat grill grate with cooking spray. Arrange skewers on grill over medium-high heat and drizzle with any remaining marinade. Cook for 2–3 minutes, turn over, and continue cooking for 2–3 more minutes or until shrimp are pink and opaque. Leftovers may be eaten chilled or reheated.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 180 calories, Carbohydrates: 3 g, Protein: 24 g, Fat: 8 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Sodium: 280 mg, Fiber: 1 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/basil-grilled-shrimp/

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