Chilled Shrimp in Chinese Mustard Sauce

Chilled Shrimp in Chinese Mustard Sauce

Chilled Shrimp in Chinese Mustard Sauce

A quick and easy recipe, the shrimp can be prepared up to one day in advance. If you are unable to find hot Chinese mustard or simply want a sauce with less heat, substitute a spicy brown or Dijon-style mustard.

Yield

Makes 6 servings

Ingredients

1 cup water
1/2 cup dry white wine
2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon Szechuan or black peppercorns
1 pound raw large shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/4 cup prepared sweet and sour sauce
2 teaspoons hot Chinese mustard

Preparation

  1. Combine water, wine, soy sauce and peppercorns in medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat. Add shrimp; reduce heat to medium. Cover and simmer 2 to 3 minutes or until shrimp are opaque and cooked through. Drain well. Cover and refrigerate until chilled.
  2. For mustard sauce, combine sweet and sour sauce and mustard in small bowl; mix well. Serve with shrimp.

Health Note

Shellfish, such as shrimp, is an excellent source of low-calorie, low-fat protein. It's also rich in the minerals iron, copper and zinc, yet low in sodium.

Substitution

If you are unable to find hot Chinese mustard or simply want a sauce with less heat, substitute a spicy brown or Dijon-style mustard.

Tip

For this quick and easy recipe, the shrimp can be prepared up to one day in advance.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: about 5 shrimp with about 2 teaspoons mustard sauce
Calories 92
Calories from Fat 7 %
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat <1 g
Cholesterol 116 mg
Carbohydrate 5 g
Fiber <1 g
Protein 13 g
Sodium 365 mg

Dietary Exchange

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