Ingredients

  • 20 medium shrimp, cooked and peeled
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoons grated fresh gingerroot
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 20 (3-inch) wooden skewers or long toothpicks, soaked in warm water for 1 hour


Directions

  1. Pat shrimp dry with paper towels.
  2. Combine shrimp, garlic, ginger, red pepper, sugar, fish sauce, and lime juice in a glass or ceramic bowl. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  3. Skewer 2 shrimp onto each skewer. Serve chilled.

    Note: You can marinate shrimp up to 6 hours in advance; skewer shrimp up to 3 hours in advance. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.


Recipe Yield: Yield: 10 servings (appetizer)``Serving size: 2 skewers

Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Calories: 15
Fat: 0.5 grams
Sodium: 5 milligrams
Cholesterol: 18 milligrams
Protein: 1 grams
Carbohydrates: 1 grams

Diabetic Exchanges

1/2 Very Lean Meat



Book Title: The Complete Idiot's Guide to Terrific Diabetic Meals

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