Recipes

Coconut Lime Shrimp Salad over Corn Maque Choux

Ingredients

1 lb Louisiana shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 tsp Cajun 180 La Cajun Gold
1/2 cup sliced grape tomatoes
Sauce:
1/2 cup coconut milk
1 Tbsp Tequila
1 Tbsp lime juice
1 Tbsp Light Agave syrup
4 Tbsp chopped cilantro, divided
Optional:
6 C Corn Maque Choux

Gently poach shrimp in salted water and remaining La Cajun Gold seasoning.
Make the sauce by blending all ingredients and half of the cilantro. Set aside.
Chop shrimp in 1/2 inch pieces. Toss with tomatoes and coconut sauce.
Plate shrimp salad mixture over Corn Maque Choux, either plain like ceviche, over salad greens, or baguette bread. Garnish with remaining cilantro and serve.

Calories: 165
7g Fat (5g Saturated fat, 145mg Cholesterol.) 920mg Sodium. 7g Carbohydrates (0g Fiber, 4g Total sugar.) 16g Protein.

Lower Fat: Use Low-fat coconut milk. 120 Calories. 2g Fat (0g Saturated fat, 145mg Cholesterol.) 920mg Sodium. 7g Carbohydrates (0g Fiber, 5g Total sugar.) 15g Protein.
Lower Carbohydrate: Use zero-sugar liquid sweetener and unsweetened coconut milk. 100 Calories. 2g Fat (1g Saturated fat, 145mg Cholesterol.) 920mg Sodium. 2g Carbohydrates (0g Fiber, 1g Total sugar.) 15g Protein.
Lower Sodium: Use salt substitute and salt-free Cajun seasoning such as Cajun180 La Cajun Gold “No-Salt” to reduce sodium to 645mg. Substituting crawfish to further reduce sodium. 180 Calories. 7g Fat (5g Saturated fat, 0mg Cholesterol.) 220mg Sodium. 6g Carbohydrates (0g Fiber, 4g Total sugar.) 21g Protein.

Dairy-free: Recipe is dairy-free as is.
Gluten-free: Ensure Cajun seasoning is gluten-free.

Note: Serving with 1 cup of Corn Maque Choux will increase macros by 145 Calories. 5g Fat (1g Saturated fat, 0mg Cholesterol.) 390mg Sodium. 24g Carbohydrates (4g Fiber, 5g Total sugar.) 3g Protein.

July 6, 2022

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