Spicy Indian Recipes – Indian Shrimp

Spicy Indian Recipes – Indian Shrimp

Serves: 6

Cooking time: 25 minutes

Preparation time: 20 minutes



1 pound large shrimp

1 tablespoon virgin olive oil

1 medium-size onion, chopped

2 garlic cloves, minced

4 cups canned Italian plum tomatoes, drained well

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1⁄2 teaspoon ground coriander

1⁄4 teaspoon ground ginger

1⁄8 teaspoon red (cayenne) pepper

1⁄4 teaspoon ground cumin

Parsley sprigs


  1. Peel and remove vein from the shrimp.
  1. Rinse and let dry on paper towels. In a large non-stick skillet, heat olive oil.
  1. Add onion and garlic and sauté until softened, about 3 minutes.
  1. Chop tomatoes and add to skillet with lemon juice and spices.
  1. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, covered, 15 minutes, stirring once to blend.
  1. Stir in shrimp and cook 3 to 5 minutes, until pink.
  1. Garnish with parsley.


Per Serving

140 Calories, 116 mg Cholesterol,

10 g Carbohydrates, 17 g Protein,

374 mg Sodium, 4 g Fat (4 g Saturated Fat)


Exchanges: 2 meat, 2 vegetable






Recipes adapted from:

Light & Easy Diabetes Cuisine

written by Betty Marks, Surrey Books.

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