One more delicious and simple low fat shrimp recipe. I love cooking with shrimp. Just 1/2 cup is 2 weight watcher points and it’s such a versatile ingredient. Here’s a nice sweet and spicy dish that took about 20 mins to prepare. Each 1/2 serving with a bit of sauce is 3 weight watcher points (old). Serve this is 1/2 cup of rice and you have a nice rounded 5 point meal the family will enjoy. Please note this only made 3 servings, please adjust the amount of ingredients to make enough for your family.
4 Tbls water
2 Tbls ketchup
1 Tbls soy sauce
2 Tsp cornstarch
1 Tsp honey
1/2 Tsp crushed red pepper
1/4 Tsp ground ginger
1 Tbls vegetable oil
1/4 cup sliced green onions
4 cloves garlic, minced
12oz shrimp, deveined and tails removed
In a small bowl, stir together water, ketchup, soy sauce, cornstarch, honey, crushed red pepper, and ground ginger. Set aside.
Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
Stir in green onions and garlic; cook 30 seconds.
Stir in shrimp toss in the oil until cooked.
Stir in sauce. Cook and stir until sauce is bubbly and thickened.
Yes, another wonderful chicken dish. When chicken is your main source of meat protein it can be a challenge to make it exciting to eat nightly. Here’s a yummy asian influenced chicken recipe that uses soy sauce, pineapples and hot chili flakes. I had 2 chicken thighs for 4 ounces add an extra point for a few pineapple bits and a bit of sauce for a total of 5 WW points. I hope you enjoy this dish as much as we did. Serve with rice and veggies.
6 small chicken things about 1.5 – 2 ounces each
1/4 cup reduced-sodium tamari or soy sauce
1 tbsp brown sugar
1 tsp minced ginger
1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
1 8-ounce can pineapple
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Coat an 8 x 8 baking dish with nonstick cooking spray, I used my awsome stone which means no cooking spray.
Place chicken thighs in a single layer in a baking dish.
Combine tamari or soy sauce with brown sugar, ginger, crushed pepper and pineapple in a small bowl and pour over chicken.
Bake uncovered for 25 – 40 minutes (depending on the chicken size), basting frequently with juices. Serve and enjoy.
Fresh vegetables and shrimp married together with a wonder Red Thai Curry sauce. That’s what you will get from this amazing dish. As with many of my dishes on here this one too is simple and super quick to make, about 30 mins in total from start to plate. 1.5 cups equals 4 weight watcher points. I added half a cup of rice for a 6 point meal in total. This recipe serves 4 people and will leave you feeling full and satisfied.
2 tsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 Pound of Peeled and Deveined Shrimp
2 Medium Zucchini cut in thin 2 inch long sticks
2 Red Bell Peppers cut into thin strips
3 Green Onions Sliced
1/8 tsp of Ground Ginger
2 Garlic Cloves Minced
1 tsp Thai Red Curry Paste
1/2 cup of Light Coconut Milk
1 tbls of Asian Fish Sauce
1 tbls of Packed Brown Sugar
Prepare vegetables (Green Onions, Peppers and Zucchini) and place in a large bowl.
Mix the coconut milk, curry paste, brown sugar, fish sauce in a small bowl and set aside.
Heat 1 tsp of the oil in a wok on medium heat. The pan is ready when a drop of water sizzles when it hits the pan.
Add shrimp and cook for 3 mins until the shrimp turns pink.
Remove shrimp and set aside in a large bowl you will be adding the vegetables to this bowl later.
Add remaining 1tsp of oil and heat on medium heat. Do the water test above, if it sizzles it’s ready.
Toss the vegetables in the pan and cook for about 2 mins. Add the garlic and ginger and cook for another 30 seconds.
Remove the vegetables from the pan and add then to the shrimp bowl.
Add the sauce in the pan and cook for about 3 mins. Once the liquid is simmering add the vegetables and shrimp. Toss for about a minute and serve.
Here’s a simple recipe that uses simple ingredients most of which can be found in your pantry. I was wondering what to make for dinner and really want meatballs so I looked through some cookbooks and got the idea to make these. They are 1 weight point per meatball and they are super yummy. Completely 100% hubby approved. Serve with a nice side of rice and mixed vegetables for a healthy dinner with the family.
1 large Egg White
1/2 cup of Rice Krispies
2 tablespoons of Ketchup
2 tsp of freshly minced Ginger or Ginger in a jar
1 tablespoon of finely chopped onion
1 tsp of Horseradish
1 tsp of Low Sodium Soy Sauce
1 tsp of Balsamic Vinegar
1/2 pound of Extra Lean Ground Beef
Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix.
Roll mixture into ten 1 – 1.5 inch balls and place in a greased pan (I use my stoneware since I don’t need to grease it and it cooks evenly throughout).
Yum, Spicy Tofu Hot Pot great dish on a chilly winter day. This meal is 4 WW Points for 1.5 cups and husband approved. Added a bit of shrimp for extra protein and because the hubby likes meat and the bonus is the entire dish took 30 mins to prepare… quick and easy… P.S I used a pot on a stove, not the suggested dutch oven as stated in the recipe, to be honest I don’t even know what it is.. LOL