Cajun Shrimp

I love shrimp so I decided to make this really easy recipe that had just the right amount of kick to it. I used Emeril's Bayou Blast as my Cajun Seasoning because there are no carbs for 1/2 teaspoon of seasoning and it tastes awesome. I like my Cajun shrimp to be spicy so I added more red pepper. I also added some minced garlic. Perfecto! Since the bag of shrimp I had was exactly 14 oz before I cooked it (got it Wal-mart only $5.00), I only had about 4.75 oz shrimp left when I weighed it afterwards and I needed 14 oz! So I decided to add some feta cheese which was 3.5 g of fat per ounce. Therefore, I am only allowed 4 oz. Now here is where the math comes in... I used 1 oz feta cheese which is 1/4 my lean and 4.75 oz of shrimp is 3/4 of my other lean so it all worked out. Maybe next time I won't cook it so long but I certainly didn't mind the cheese since I love cheese! This shrimp is perfect as a salad or with roasted veggies. I decided to have roasted zucchini and yellow squash. Because I added 1 teaspoon of olive oil to my veggies, I only used 1 teaspoon of olive oil for my shrimp instead of 2 teaspoons. This has got to be one of my favorite lean and green meal.   

Cajun Shrimp

14 oz cooked shrimp, thawed (2 Lean)
1 teaspoon cajun seasoning (2 Condiments)
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (1/2 Condiment)
1 clove garlic, minced (1 Condiment)
2 teaspoons olive oil (2 Healthy Fats)

Sprinklle cajun seasoning and ground red pepper over shrimp and toss to coat. Heat oil in skillet and saute garlic until browned. Add shrimp and cook 5 minutes on one side. Turn over and cook 3 more minutes.

2 Meals with 1 Meal, 1.75 Condiments, and 1 Healthy Fat per Serving (Still need 1 more Healthy Fat)

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