A serving of shrimp has about 15 percent of your daily need for omega-3 fatty acids.

Shrimp with Ginger Image

Serves 1


3 green onions
1 Tbsp vegetable oil
1 Tbsp slivered gingerroot
1⁄2 cup sliced mushrooms
4 oz large shrimp, peeled and de-veined
Juice of 1 lime
Sea salt
Freshly ground black pepper


  1. Slice the green part of the green onions lengthwise into very thin matchsticks. Slice the white part into thin matchsticks and keep them separate.
  2. In a wok or wide frying pan, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Stir-fry the ginger for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the mushrooms and stir-fry for 1 minute.
  4. Add the shrimp and the white part of the onions and stir-fry for 2 to 3 minutes or until shrimp are pink, firm and opaque.
  5. Stir in the green part of the onions and the lime juice. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately.

PER SERVING 224 calories, 14 g protein, 10 g carbohydrates, 2 g fiber, 2.5 g sugar, 15 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 112 mg cholesterol, 627 mg sodium

Source: from our sister publication Diabetes Focus Fall 2014; Reprinted with permission from Delicious Diabetes Cooking for One or Two People, by Michelle Berriedale-Johnson (Robert Rose, 2014)

Publication Review By: the Editorial Staff at Healthcommunities.com

Published: 30 Jul 2014

Last Modified: 25 Mar 2015