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Citrus-Chile Shrimp Recipe


Atkins Citrus-Chile Shrimp
3g
Net Carbs
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Style:Mexican
Cook Time: 5 Minutes
Phase: Phase 2
Difficulty: Moderate
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23.2g

Protein

19.7g

Fat

0.3g

Fiber

285.1kcal

Calories

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INGREDIENTS

  • 7 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/3 cup Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice
  • 6 tsp Orange Zest
  • 1/2 fl oz Fresh Lime Juice
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1/4 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin
  • 1 1/2 lb Shrimp
  • 1 tablespoon Unsalted Butter Stick

DIRECTIONS

  1. In a medium bowl, mix 6 tbsp olive oil, 3 tablespoons orange juice, orange zest, lime juice, salt, pepper flakes, chili powder and cumin. Add shrimp and marinate for 10 minutes.
  2. In a large skillet over high heat, melt butter with remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil. With a slotted spoon, remove shrimp from marinade (reserve marinade for later). Add shrimp to skillet and sauté until pink and just cooked through, about 2 minutes per side. Transfer shrimp to a serving plate.
  3. Add reserved marinade to skillet with remaining (about 2 tbsp) orange juice. Bring to a full boil for 2 minutes. Drizzle sauce over shrimp and serve.

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