Friday, July 19, 2013

Skinny Shrimp Salsa


Today’s recipe just screamed ‘SUMMER’ at me.  It’s such an easy and neat idea yet one that hadn’t occurred to me.  This recipe is courtesy of Gina’s Skinny Recipes, her website is www.skinnytaste.com.  It’s mostly geared towards Weight Watchers recipes but you can find a lot of P10-worthy recipes there too.

Shrimp, tomatoes, cilantro, red onion and lime are combined to create a zesty protein rich salsa. Bring this to a party and watch it disappear!

This shrimp salsa is low-fat, gluten-free and perfect for low-carb diets, but you can switch it up and add black beans to boost the fiber, or roasted corn to add a touch of sweetness, and even avocado to add some healthy fats. Add more jalapeƱo to make it spicier and adjust the lime, cilantro and salt to suit your taste. You see where I'm going with this.... the possibilities are endless!

 

photo courtesy of www.skinnytaste.com
Skinny Shrimp Salsa
Recipe courtesy of Gina’s Skinny Recipes
makes 8 servings

16 oz. cooked peeled shrimp, diced fine
4 vine ripe tomatoes, diced fine
6 tablespoons red onion, finely diced
3 tablespoons jalapenos, diced fine
    (more or less to taste)

2 tablespoons minced cilantro
2 limes, juice of (or more to taste)
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

Combine diced onions, tomatoes, salt and lime juice in a non-reactive bowl and let it sit about 5 minutes. Combine the remaining ingredients in a large bowl, taste for salt and adjust as needed. Refrigerate and let the flavors combine at least an hour before serving.

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