Shrimp Kebabs


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Serves 4  Cook Time 1 hour

Ingredients:
1/2 C canola oil
1/4 C lime juice
1/8 C Splenda brown sugar
1/4 C rice vinegar
1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
lime zest
2 cloves garlic
1 Tbsp ginger, grated, peeled
1/4 C basil, fresh chopped
pinch salt
1 1/2 lb 16-20 count shrimp, peeled and deviened
1 tsp chili sauce
1 C sugar-free peach preserves
1/4 C hot Chinese mustard

Directions:

  1. Mix the first 10 ingredients in a bowl and whisk to combine, add the shrimp. Pour all the contents in a large zip-loc bag and refrigerate at least 20 minutes or up to overnight.
  2. Preheat the grill to medium high heat. Oil the grill rack. Thread the shrimp onto skewers and grill for 1-1/2 minutes per side.

Make the sauce: Whisk chili sauce, preserves, and mustard into a medium bowl.
Serve 2 Tablespoons per guest.

Recommended for patients on the Modified Profast (Fast and Flexible) Program,  Nutriplus (Balance Your Pyramid) Program or Maintenance Program.

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Grilled Rosemary Salmon Skewers


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Metabolic Medical center RecipesRosemary Skewers

Serves 4 (2 skewers per person) Cook Time 10 minutes

Ingredients:
2 tsp fresh rosemary, minced
1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp freshly grated lemon zest
1 tsp fresh lemon juice
1/2 tsp kosher salt
1/4 tsp ground pepper
1 lb salmon filet (skinned) cut into 1 inch cubes
1 pint cherry tomatoes

Directions:

  1. Soak 12 wooden skewers in water. Preheat grill to medium high heat.
  2. Combine rosemary, oil, garlic, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt and pepper in a medium bowl. Add the salmon, toss to coat. Alternate the salmon and tomatoes filling skewers.
  3. Oil the grill racks (use tongs to wipe a paper towel soaked in vegetable oil across the grill grates)
  4. Grill for 4-6 minutes per side.

Recommended for patients on the Modified Profast (Fast and Flexible) Program,  Nutriplus (Balance Your Pyramid) Program or Maintenance Program.

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