Pineapple-Ginger Shrimp Cocktail


Pineapple-Ginger Shrimp Cocktail
Pineapple Ginger Shrimp Cocktail

Pineapple Ginger Shrimp Cocktail

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.

Yield

Makes 6 servings

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.

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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