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Spicy Shrimp with Grapefruit

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Spicy Shrimp with Grapefruit

Spicy Shrimp with Grapefruit - An excellent combination of seafood and tart fruit

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Health Score:
9,5 / 10
45 min.
ready in 2 h. 10 min.
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Nutritional values

A proper portion of protein and fibre guarantees a full feeling of well-being without being overloaded with too many calories. And since one portion also provides far more than the daily requirement of vitamin E, cell protection also gets its money's worth.

Sorrel is sometimes difficult to obtain. Good substitute: flat-leaf parsley.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie455 kcal(22 %)
Protein28 g(29 %)
Fat24 g(21 %)
Carbohydrates25 g(17 %)
Sugar added2 g(8 %)
Roughage10.5 g(35 %)
Vitamin A0.6 mg(75 %)
Vitamin D0.6 μg(3 %)
Vitamin E14.7 mg(123 %)
Vitamin B₁0.3 mg(30 %)
Vitamin B₂0.2 mg(18 %)
Niacin9.2 mg(77 %)
Vitamin B₆0.7 mg(50 %)
Folate89 μg(30 %)
Pantothenic acid1.1 mg(18 %)
Biotin6.6 μg(15 %)
Vitamin B₁₂1.1 μg(37 %)
Vitamin C243 mg(256 %)
Potassium958 mg(24 %)
Calcium162 mg(16 %)
Magnesium104 mg(35 %)
Iron5.8 mg(39 %)
Iodine164 μg(82 %)
Zinc3.8 mg(48 %)
Saturated fatty acids2.6 g
Uric acid137 mg
Cholesterol183 mg
Development of this recipe:


6 shrimp (without shell)
½ Lime
1 teaspoon honey
½ teaspoon sesame oil
5 splashes Tabasco sauce (to taste, more if desired)
3 Macadamia Nuts
2 Bell pepper (1 red, 1 yellow)
½ bunch Sorrel
2 scallions
2 pink Grapefruit
3 tablespoons Canola oil
How healthy are the main ingredients?
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Kitchen utensils

1 Skillet, 1 Baking sheet, 2 Bowls, 1 Small bowl, 1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Fork, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Kitchen towel, 1 Citrus juicer, 2 Plates, 1 Large knife

Preparation steps

Spicy Shrimp with Grapefruit preparation step 1

Make an incision at the back of each shrimp and devein. Rinse shrimp and pat dry. Cut lime in half and squeeze juice. Combine honey, 1 teaspoon lime juice, sesame oil and Tabasco sauce in a bowl. Add shrimp to bowl, cover and marinate for 2 hours in refrigerator.

Spicy Shrimp with Grapefruit preparation step 2

Toast macadamia nuts in a dry pan until golden brown. Remove nuts from the pan and set aside to cool. Rinse peppers, cut into quarters, remove seeds, and place skin-side up on a baking sheet.

Spicy Shrimp with Grapefruit preparation step 3

In a preheated oven, roast peppers under oven broiler until skin is blackened and blistered.

Spicy Shrimp with Grapefruit preparation step 4

Remove peppers from oven and place into a bowl. Cover with a plate and let stand 10 minutes to cool. Peel peppers and cut in half lengthwise.

Spicy Shrimp with Grapefruit preparation step 5

Rinse sorrel in cold water, shake dry and cut into very fine strips. Rinse scallions and cut into thin rings.

Spicy Shrimp with Grapefruit preparation step 6

Peel grapefruit with a knife to ensure that all white skin is removed and cut grapefruit into thin slices.

Spicy Shrimp with Grapefruit preparation step 7

Put grapefruit slices in a bowl. Add 2 tablespoons canola oil and mix well. Season with salt and pepper.

Spicy Shrimp with Grapefruit preparation step 8

Place grapefruit slices and vegetables on plates in a decorative manner.

Spicy Shrimp with Grapefruit preparation step 9

Chop toasted macadamia nuts coarsely and sprinkle over the salad.

Spicy Shrimp with Grapefruit preparation step 10

Heat remaining oil in a pan. Lift shrimp from marinade and pat dry with paper towels. Cook shrimp over high heat while turning regularly for 3-4 minutes. Place on plates with salad and serve immediately.