Camarao Mozambique (portuguese-style Shrimp) Recipe

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Camarao Mozambique (portuguese-style Shrimp)
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  1. Saute onion in the butter until almost browned; reduce heat slightly and add garlic, parsley, and turmeric.
  2. Saute another 5 minutes then add water and saffron water.
  3. Cover and simmer for 5 more minutes.
  4. Stir in wine and lemon juice; bring mixture to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer about 5 minutes to cook off some of the alcohol.
  5. Add shrimp, salt, black pepper to taste and crushed red peppers.
  6. Cook about 5 minutes or until shrimp have just turned pink and are still juicy and tender.
  7. This is normally served in small bowls with crusty bread for dipping, or it could be served over rice.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 487.54 Kcal (2041 kJ)
Calories from fat 298.48 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 33.16g 51%
Cholesterol 96.29mg 32%
Sodium 1883.86mg 78%
Potassium 196.9mg 4%
Total Carbs 35.1g 12%
Sugars 0.85g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1.62g 6%
Protein 9.62g 19%
Vitamin C 7.9mg 13%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 5%
Iron 1.6mg 9%
Calcium 54.8mg 5%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 234.96 Kcal (984 kJ)
Calories from fat 143.85 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.98g 51%
Cholesterol 46.4mg 32%
Sodium 907.9mg 78%
Potassium 94.89mg 4%
Total Carbs 16.92g 12%
Sugars 0.41g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0.78g 6%
Protein 4.63g 19%
Vitamin C 3.8mg 13%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 5%
Iron 0.8mg 9%
Calcium 26.4mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 12.2
  • 13

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • sugar free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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