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Healthy Shrimp Recipes: Salads, Snack and More

Updated on August 22, 2016
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Shrimps, as all seafood, are very healthy and recommended by nutritionists for those who would like to have a healthy lifestyle. Shrimps can be used in a great variety of dishes for any occasion.

Today I'd like to share everyday healthy shrimp recipes that are not only tasty and healthy, but are also very easy to make.

Healthy Shrimp Recipes #1 - Shrimp and Cucumber Snack

Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min

Cook time: 15 min

Ready in: 30 min

Ingredients

  • 0.25 lbs (100g) of fresh or frozen shrimp
  • 1 large cucumber
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons of cream cheese
  • 1 tablespoon of mayonnaise or cream
  • dill
  • lemon
  • garlic
  • salt
  • pepper

Instructions

  1. Pour water into the pan and bring to boil, add dill and salt. Put shrimps into the boiling water, bring to boil and boil for 3 minutes. Then take them out from water and let cool.
  2. Peel shrimps, pour with lemon juice.
  3. Slice cucumbers lengthwise on very thin slices.
  4. Grate hard-boiled eggs.
  5. Prepare filling: put grated eggs, cream cheese, cream or mayonnaise, cut dill, salt, pepper.
  6. Mix the filling thoroughly and add peeled shrimps and minced garlic.
  7. Put one teaspoon of a filling on each cucumber slice, distribute it evenly and roll.
  8. Decorate each roll with a shrimp.
  9. Cool in a fridge for 10 minutes before serving.


Healthy Shrimp Recipes #2 - Shrimp Salad With Orange And Grapefruit

This is a lunch to envy - very nutritious and no extra calories!

Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 2 min
Ready in: 17 min
Yields: 1 large bowl of a salad

Ingredients

  • 20 shrimps, boiled
  • 1 orange
  • 1 grapefruit
  • 1/2 of a can of black olives, without pits
  • 1 bunch of cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon of honey
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • black pepper
  • salt
  • mixed greens

Instructions

  1. Cook and peel shrimps.
  2. Grind cumin and roll shrimps in it.
  3. Pour live oil in a frying pan and fry shrimps for 2 minutes constantly stirring. Cool shrimps.
  4. Peel orange and grapefruit and slice them. All juice that comes out keep in a bowl.
  5. In a juice add honey, salt and pepper (that would be dressing).
  6. Put all the ingredients into the bowl: fried shrimps, orange, grapefruit, olives (you can slice them, or add whole), cut cilantro, mixed greens.
  7. Mix the salad and add the dressing from juice and honey. Enjoy!

Healthy Shrimp Recipes #3 - Fried Shrimp

Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min

Cook time: 15 min

Ready in: 30 min

Ingredients

  • 1.4 lbs (650g) of shrimp
  • 0.25 lbs (100g) of spring onion
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tablespoon of soy sauce
  • sesame seeds
  • oil

Instructions

  1. Add a little bit of oil into the pan, cut spring onion, peeled shrimps, soy sauce, minced garlic, sesame.
  2. Cook on high heat.

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      Janine Huldie 

      6 years ago from New York, New York

      Love shrimp and pinned this for future reference. Thanks!!

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