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Honey Lime Shrimp

Lately I have been craving lots of seafood – shrimp, fish, scallops, almost anything. Maybe it’s because summer is approaching and with that fond memories of weekends spent eating fresh amazing seafood in New England gathered with family and friends. Or maybe it’s my body unconsciously telling me that there are only a few weeks left before I need to wear a bathing suit so it’s time to pack in the low calorie meals. I like to think it’s the first reason but it’s realistically probably a bit of each. So when you are feeling that way, shrimp is a great option. With only 120 calories and 3 PointsPlus® per 4 oz. they are a delicious option, especially when jazzed up with honey and lime like in this recipe.

Honey Lime Shrimp
Servings: 4
Serving Size: 4 oz. shrimp
Nutritional Information: 159 calories, 1.9g of fat, 7.6g of carbohydrates, 0g of fiber, 26g of protein, 4.3g of sugar
Weight Watchers® PointsPlus®: 4 *

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. shrimp, peeled and deviened
  • 1.5 tbsp. lime juice
  • 1 tbsp. honey
  • 1/2 tsp. lime zest
  • 1 tbsp. flour (regular or whole wheat, leave out for Paleo and gluten-free
  • Salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Toss the shrimp with the lime juice, honey, and lime zest. If you like spice you could add a pinch of cayenne pepper here as well. Let marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  2. When ready to cook, heat a non-stick skillet over medium high heat.
  3. Toss the shrimp with the salt, pepper, and flour.
  4. Add to the pan in a single layer. Cook for about 2 minutes and then flip and cook for another 2-3 minutes until cooked through.

* PointsPlus® calculated by Slender Kitchen; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc.

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