Cuban Shrimp Stew Recipe

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Cuban Shrimp Stew
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  1. For the Shrimp: Combine the lime juice, garlic, oregano, and cumin in a bowl; mix well.
  2. Add the shrimp and toss to coat.
  3. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  4. Marinate, covered, in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes, or for up to four hours, stirring occasionally.
  5. For the Stew: Heat the olive oil in a large, heavy saucepan over medium high heat.
  6. Sauté the onions,bell peppers,celery, 2 T parsley, garlic, cayenne pepper, oregano, cumin, and bay leaf in the hot oil for 5 minutes or just until the onions begin to brown.
  7. Stir in the tomato paste and sauté for 1 minute longer.
  8. Add the wine and the water to the vegetable mixture and mix well.
  9. Simmer for 5 minutes or until slightly thickened, stirring frequently.
  10. Stir in the undrained shrimp.
  11. Simmer for 6 minutes or until the shrimp turn pink, stirring occasionally.
  12. Discard the bay leaf.
  13. Stir in the Worcestershire sauce and season with salt and pepper.
  14. Serve over hot cooked rice and sprinkle with the remaining parsley.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 775.89 Kcal (3248 kJ)
Calories from fat 387.27 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 43.03g 66%
Cholesterol 98.64mg 33%
Sodium 2009.51mg 84%
Potassium 915.23mg 19%
Total Carbs 69.89g 23%
Sugars 10.36g 41%
Dietary Fiber 6.09g 24%
Protein 16.98g 34%
Vitamin C 26.4mg 44%
Iron 3.7mg 21%
Calcium 131.2mg 13%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 158.38 Kcal (663 kJ)
Calories from fat 79.05 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8.78g 66%
Cholesterol 20.13mg 33%
Sodium 410.2mg 84%
Potassium 186.82mg 19%
Total Carbs 14.27g 23%
Sugars 2.11g 41%
Dietary Fiber 1.24g 24%
Protein 3.47g 34%
Vitamin C 5.4mg 44%
Iron 0.8mg 21%
Calcium 26.8mg 13%

* 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

  • 18.3
  • 20

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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