Light seafood in the summer is a great alternative to heavy "winter" meat.
Light seafood in summer is a great alternative to heavy "winter" meat. If it takes five hours to digest meat protein, then it takes only two to three hours to digest sea protein. This is exactly what the body needs on hot summer days: easy, satisfying, and he althy
Cook shrimp - even frozen, they still do not lose their taste or useful qualities. Shrimp meat contains many essential protein amino acids, such as taurine, which actively nourishes muscles and blood vessels, maintaining their elasticity.
As for taste, the most important thing here is proper preparation. Remember: the most delicious boiled shrimp are those that have been cooked for no more than five minutes. Less is better, because if you overexpose the pan on the stove, there is a risk of getting "rubber" meat. For the sauce, mix olive oil with lemon juice, garlic, s alt and pepper.
Now let's try to cook shrimp with rice and green beans. Flavors of ginger and sesame, as well as soy sauce, will give this dish an Asian flavor. Sophisticated taste is combined with he alth benefits: this dish is high in vitamins, minerals and fiber, but very few calories and fat.
Cooking time: 30 minutes
Quantity: 4 servings
You will need:
■ 1 bag instant brown rice
■ 3 tbsp. spoons of sesame oil
■ 700g green beans (finely chopped)
■ 500g peeled shrimp
■ 1 tbsp. tablespoon fresh ginger (finely grated)
■ 2 tbsp. spoons of soy sauce
■ 2 tbsp. tablespoons lime or lemon juice
■ a cup of chopped basil leaves
1 Boil the rice as directed on the package.
2 While the rice is cooking, heat 2 tbsp. tablespoons of sesame oil. Add beans and sauté for 5-6 minutes, stirring occasionally. Put the shrimp and ginger in the same place and cook for another 5-6 minutes, stirring occasionally.
3 For sauce: Combine soy sauce, lemon juice, basil and remaining sesame oil. Serve the finished dish with rice, basting it with the prepared sauce.
Per Serving: 265 kcal, 30 g protein, 22 g carbs, 7 g fat (including 1 g saturated), 2 g fiber, 172 mg cholesterol, 455 mg sodium.