Friday, September 4, 2009

SPICY SHRIMP WITH REMOULADE SAUCE

SAUCE:
1/4 cup low-fat mayonnaise
1/4 cup plain fat-free yogurt
1 tsp grated lime rind
1 1/2 tbsp fresh lime juice
1 tsp capers, chopped
dash of ground red pepper

Combine all ingredients in a bowl and whisk together until combined. Set aside or refrigerate.

SHRIMP:
2 tsp ground cumin
2 tsp paprika
1 tsp ground coriander
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp salt
1/8 tsp pepper
1 1/2 lbs large shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 tbsp olive oil
Cilantro sprigs for garnish, if desired

In a medium bowl, combine cumin, paprika, coriander, garlic powder, salt and black pepper. Add shrimp and toss well. Heat 1 1/2 teaspoons of the olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add half the shrimp to the skillet. Cook about 3 minutes on each side or until done. Do not overcook. Remove shrimp and keep it warm. Repeat the procedure with the remaining oil and shrimp. Serve shrimp with the Remoulade Sauce. Garnish with the cilantro sprigs, if desired.

Yield: 6 to 8 servings.

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