Pineapple-Ginger Shrimp Cocktail

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Pineapple Ginger Shrimp Cocktail

YIELD Makes 6 servings

Combining the tropical treasures of pineapple and ginger with America's favorite shellfish results in a delectable taste sensation. Cooked, shelled shrimp should look succulent and plump with no hint of ammonia odor. Fresh pineapple spears are available in the produce section of most supermarkets.

INGREDIENTS

9 fresh pineapple spears (about 1 package), divided
1/4 cup apricot fruit spread
1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
1/2 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 pound medium cooked shrimp (about 32)
1 medium red or green bell pepper, cored and cut into 12 strips

PREPARATION:

  1. Chop 3 pineapple spears into bite-size pieces; combine with preserves, onion, ginger and black pepper in medium bowl.
  2. Arrange shrimp, bell pepper strips and remaining pineapple spears on 6 plates or in 6 cocktail glasses. Top with pineapple mixture.
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NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Serving Size: 6 shrimp, 2 bell pepper strips and 1 pineapple spear with about 1/4 cup pineapple mixture topping
Sodium 69 mg
Protein 7 g
Fiber 2 g
Carbohydrate 20 g
Cholesterol 58 mg
Saturated Fat <1 g
Total Fat 1 g
Calories from Fat 6 %
Calories 108
DIETARY EXCHANGE:
Vegetable 1
Fruit 1/2
Meat 1
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