Shrimp Cocktail with Two Sauces


2.2g
Net Carbs
Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Style: Other
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Phase: Phase 1

6g

Protein

5.4g

Fat

1g

Fiber

87g

Calories

How are Net Carbs Calculated?

INGREDIENTS

  • 24 Each large or jumbo shrimp
  • 2 Tablespoon horseradish sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1/2 Each red bell pepper, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 Tablespoon green salsa
  • 1/4 Cup parsley leaves, stems removed
  • 1 Each green onion, coarsely chopped
  • 2 Teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped chives

DIRECTIONS

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Peel shrimp (leave tails on, if desired). Remove black veins from each shrimp with a small sharp knife; rinse shrimp. Cook shrimp 3 to 5 minutes just until opaque and cooked through. Remove with a slotted spoon and refresh under cold water (shrimp may be made 1 day ahead).
  2. In a food processor or blender, process horseradish, mayonnaise, bell pepper and Worcestershire sauce until fairly smooth. Transfer to a bowl; clean bowl of food processor.
  3. Process salsa, parsley, onion and oil until fairly smooth. On each serving plate, place 1 tablespoon red sauce and 1 tablespoon green sauce side by side.
  4. Spread sauces out toward the edge of the plate with the tip of a knife. Arrange 4 shrimp in a circular pattern over sauce.
  5. Sprinkle with chopped chives and serve

How to Calculate Net Carbs

In order to calculate Net Carbs of any whole food item, it's a simple calculation based off the Nutrition Facts panel:

Total Carbohydrates - (Minus) Dietary Fiber = (Equals) Net Carbs

For low carb products sweetened with sugar alcohols (ie: glycerin, maltitol, etc), refer to the Nutrition Facts panel of the product:

Total Carbohydrates - (Minus) Dietary Fiber - (Minus) Sugar alcohol = Net carbs

This reflects the fact that Dietary Fiber doesn't impact blood sugar levels. Sugar alcohols also have a negligible impact on blood sugar, they too are subtracted from total carbs to yield the Net Carb count.

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