Gulf-Style Citrus Shrimp Recipe

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Gulf-Style Citrus Shrimp
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  1. Remove zest of lime and orange using citrus zester or fine grater. Juice lime; reserve 2 tablespoons juice. Juice orange; reserve juice.
  2. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in 10-inch skillet until sizzling; add green onions, cumin and pepper sauce. Cook over medium-high heat until onions are softened (1 to 2 minutes). Add shrimp; continue cooking until shrimp turn pink (2 to 3 minutes). Remove shrimp; set aside.
  3. Increase heat to high. Add reserved lime juice and orange juice to same skillet. Cook until mixture is reduced to 1/3 cup (4 to 5 minutes). Remove from heat. Stir in remaining butter, 1 tablespoon at a time. Stir in lime and orange zest and cilantro. Add shrimp; stir to coat.
  4. To serve, spoon shrimp mixture over hot cooked fettuccine.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 707.74 Kcal (2963 kJ)
Calories from fat 361.53 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 40.17g 62%
Cholesterol 111.55mg 37%
Sodium 1427.99mg 59%
Potassium 195.51mg 4%
Total Carbs 73.73g 25%
Sugars 4.17g 17%
Dietary Fiber 4.37g 17%
Protein 16.93g 34%
Vitamin C 23.2mg 39%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 7%
Iron 2.9mg 16%
Calcium 63.3mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 278.52 Kcal (1166 kJ)
Calories from fat 142.27 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.81g 62%
Cholesterol 43.9mg 37%
Sodium 561.97mg 59%
Potassium 76.94mg 4%
Total Carbs 29.02g 25%
Sugars 1.64g 17%
Dietary Fiber 1.72g 17%
Protein 6.66g 34%
Vitamin C 9.1mg 39%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 7%
Iron 1.1mg 16%
Calcium 24.9mg 6%

* 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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Weightwatchers Points

  • 16.7
  • 20

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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