Marinated Citrus Shrimp

Marinated Citrus Shrimp

Not only are shrimp low in calories, but they are also an excellent source of protein, zinc, iron and copper.


Makes 16 servings


1 pound (about 32) large shrimp, peeled, tails left intact and cooked
2 oranges, peeled and cut into segments
1 can (5-1/2 ounces) pineapple chunks in juice, drained and 1/4 cup juice reserved
2 green onions, sliced
1/2 cup orange juice
2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
2 tablespoons lime juice
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
1 tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon
White pepper (optional)


  1. Combine shrimp, orange segments, pineapple chunks and green onions in resealable food storage bag. Mix orange juice, reserved pineapple juice, cilantro, lime juice, vinegar, oil, garlic, basil and tarragon in medium bowl; pour over shrimp mixture, turning to coat. Season to taste with white pepper, if desired. Marinate in refrigerator 2 hours or up to 8 hours.
  2. Spoon shrimp mixture onto plates. Garnish, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/16 of total recipe
Sodium 50 mg
Protein 5 g
Fiber 1 g
Carbohydrate 5 g
Cholesterol 44 mg
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat <1 g
Calories from Fat 20 %
Calories 51

Dietary Exchange

Meat 1/2
Fruit 1/2

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