Calories

210

Protein

7g

Carbs

27g

Fat

9g

You can grill this delicious meal in minutes! Cajun shrimp are traditionally smothered in butter, and that really racks up the calories. In this version, we reduced the amount of fat and calories by using just enough olive oil to cover the shrimp with our Cajun-flavored marinade. Shrimp is an excellent source of protein. In fact, this low-calorie entrée has 23 grams of protein! Pair with a side salad for a light, healthy meal.

Cajun Grilled Shrimp

Prep Time

25 min

Cook Time

5 min

Total Time

30 min

Recipe Type: Shelfish

Serving Size: 4 ounces (about 10)

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound untreated, fresh shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning (paleo, if needed)

Directions

  1. Toss the shrimp in a sealable bag with all of the listed ingredients.
  2. Marinate at room temperature for 20 minutes.
  3. Skewer the shrimp.
  4. Grill over medium heat for about 2 minutes on each side, or until the shrimp turn pink.

 

 

NUTRITIONAL INFO PER SERVING
Calories 210 (80 from fat)
Total fat 9g
Saturated fat 2g
Cholesterol 5mg
Sodium 200mg
Carbohydrate 27g (5g dietary fiber, 9g sugar)
Protein 7g


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