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postheadericon Crockpot Chicken Paella

5.00 avg. rating (90% score) - 1 vote

Crockpot Chicken Paella is a delicious slow cooker recipe for a Spanish-style meal which takes only (10) minutes to prepare. Main Ingredients include: chicken thighs, turkey sausage, shrimp, onion, green peas and rice. It is highly seasoned and takes from 4 to 8 hours in the slow cooker for this hearty and delicious meal. This is also a low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low sugars, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (8 SmartPoints), (7 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: 6 servings. Crockpot Chicken Paella will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.crockpot-chicken-paella

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 4 to 8-1/2 Hours
Total Time: 8 Hours-40 Minutes

INGREDIENTS:

2 tbsp butter
6 skinless chicken thighs
1 medium-size onion, sliced
1 tbsp finely chopped fresh garlic
2 tsp dried thyme leaves
1/2 tsp ground turmeric
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
1 (14.5 oz) can low-sodium chicken broth
1-1/2 cups uncooked instant rice
1 cup frozen green peas
(1/2 lb) fully cooked smoked turkey sausage, cut into 1/2″ thick slices
1 (8 oz) package frozen, cooked medium-size shrimp, thawed, rinsed, peeled, deveined
1 medium-size tomato, chopped (optional)
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postheadericon Venezuelan Shrimp Meal

5.00 avg. rating (92% score) - 3 votes

Venezuelan Shrimp Meal is an easy and quick 25 minute skillet casserole recipe for a type of stir-fried shrimp which is popular in South America, Mexico and Peru. Features include: Shrimp, bell peppers, ginger, cumin, annatto, Dijon mustard and white rice. Makes 4 servings and is also a low calories, low fat, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic friendly and Weight Watchers (8 SmartPoints) recipe. Venezuelan Shrimp Meal will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
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Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 10 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 Onion, sliced into thin rings
1 red bell pepper, sliced
1 tbsp finely chopped fresh gingerroot
1/2 cup Italian salad dressing
1 tbsp Dijon mustard
1 tsp ground annatto (turmeric may be used instead)
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1 lb large shrimp, cleaned, butterflied*
2 cups hot cooked white rice

DIRECTIONS:

1. Cook onion, red bell pepper and gingerroot in salad dressing in a large skillet over medium-high heat 5 minutes or until onion is tender.

2. Stir in mustard, annatto or turmeric and cumin until blended.

3. Add in the shrimp; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until shrimp turn pink and are cooked through. Serve over the rice.

How to Butterfly Shrimp*

{Peel and devein shrimp by cutting about 3/4 of the way into flesh, without cutting all the way through along its outer curve just deep enough to see vein. Peel back shell under running water, loosening vein with fingers. Lay peeled shrimp on flat surface and flatten it open}.

YIELD: 4 Servings.
Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe.

Weight Watchers PointsPlus = 7; (8 SmartPoints)
Carb Choices: 2

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 310, Total Fat: 10g, Saturated Fat: 1.5g, Cholesterol: 130mg, Sodium: 770mg, Sugars: 4g, Carbohydrates: 30g, Fiber: 2g, Protein: 20g, Vitamin A: 20 %DV, Vitamin C: 50 %DV, Calcium: 8 %DV, Iron: 20 %DV

Original recipe and image Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/criollo-shrimp-74685.aspx

DISCLAIMER: WeightWatchers is a registered trademark of WeightWatchers International Inc. Points, PointsPlus and SmartPoints are trademarks of WeightWatchers International Inc. Authentic information about the program is only available at your local WeightWatchers meeting. This site is not affiliated with WeightWatchers International in any way and WeightWatchers has not reviewed this site for accuracy or suitability for WW members. Information on this site is based on recollections and assumptions of its author and is not warranted for any purpose by its author. All readers are encouraged to go to a WeightWatchers meeting for actual WW info. This site is presented under the rights of the First Amendment; rights worth fighting for. All information is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. You should seek prompt medical care for any specific health issues and consult your physician before starting a new fitness regimen.

IMPORTANT: This site is not qualified in nutrition or medicine. Diabetes is a serious disease that requires medical attention by a professional. The recipes on this site should not be taken as medical advice. Always use caution when reading a recipe, and always pay attention to exchange sizes. Blood glucose levels can be affected by not following individual dietary guidelines that are set in place by a medical physician. Some of the recipes do use small amounts of sugar. Please check with your physician first. Recipes with sugar are not suitable for all diabetics.

postheadericon Shrimp Linguine

5.00 avg. rating (94% score) - 6 votes

Shrimp Linguine is an easy and healthy, low calories, low fat, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, Weight Watchers (6) Points, (8 SmartPoints) and diabetic-friendly recipe. Shrimp, tomatoes and escarole with clam juice and linguine make up the main ingredients for this delicious and well seasoned Italian-Style seafood dish. Makes 6 Servings with a (1-1/3 cup) Serving Size. Takes only 45 Minutes total time start to finish. Shrimp Linguine will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.shrimp-linguine

Prep Time: 25 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 20 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

8 oz whole wheat linguine
4 tsp extra-virgin olive oil, divided
1 lb peeled, deveined raw shrimp, (16-20 per pound)

3/4 tsp salt, divided

1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper, divided

2 tbsp minced garlic
1/2 cup white wine
1 pint grape or cherry tomatoes, halved

16 cups thinly sliced escarole, (2-3 heads) or chard leaves

1/4 cup clam juice, or water
1 tsp cornstarch
1 tbsp fresh squeezed lemon juice
6 lemon wedges, for garnish

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postheadericon Shrimp-Red Snapper Creole

5.00 avg. rating (93% score) - 4 votes

Shrimp-Red Snapper Creole is a delicious and spicy recipe for a Creole-style seafood dinner idea. Adding rice would almost make a full meal, optional. This is also a healthy, low calories, low sugars, low sodium, low carbohydrates, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (7 SmartPoints) recipe. Ingredients include a made from scratch sauce, Red Snapper, Shrimp in the shell, celery, onion, garlic, bell peppers, chile pepper, scallions and tomatoes. Haddock or Cod filets may be substituted for the Snapper also. Makes 6 servings. Shrimp-Red Snapper Creole will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.shrimp-red-snapper-creole

Prep Time: About 20 Minutes
Cooking Time: About 40 Minutes:

INGREDIENTS:

12 raw shrimp (16-20 per pound; (See Tip*), shell-on
4 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil, divided
1 medium size onion, finely chopped
3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1 celery rib, finely chopped
1 small red bell pepper, finely chopped
1/2 small fresh jalapeno or serrano chile pepper, seeded,  chopped

2 tsp tomato paste
2 cups chopped tomatoes, canned or fresh
1-1/2 cups water
3/4 cup dry white wine
1-1/2 tbsp finely chopped fresh thyme
3/4 tsp salt, divided
3/4 tsp ground black pepper, divided
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1-1/2 lbs red snapper, cod or haddock fillet, skinned, cut into 6 (4 oz) portions
1/4 cup finely chopped scallions
Serving Suggestion: Serve with hot Cooked rice, optional

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postheadericon WW Shrimp-Broccoli Skillet

5.00 avg. rating (93% score) - 5 votes

WW Shrimp-Broccoli Skillet is an easy and delicious recipe for a full meal, anytime of year. Ingredients include: Bell peppers, pearl couscous, shrimp, broccoli and onions. Only 15 minutes to assemble and 15 minutes to cook. It is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic and WeightWatchers (7) PointsPlus recipe. Makes 6 servings. WW Shrimp-Broccoli Skillet will be loved by all of your family, friends andww-shrimp-broccoli-skillet guests.

Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1/2 cup Italian salad dressing
1 cup Israeli couscous, uncooked-(Also known as pearl couscous)
1 can (14.5 oz) fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 lb frozen, cooked & cleaned medium-size shrimp, thawed
1 cup small broccoli florets
1/2 cup chopped red bell peppers
1/4 cup chopped red onions
(2 tbsp) reduced-fat mayonnaise with olive oil

DIRECTIONS:

1. Heat salad dressing in a large skillet over medium heat. Add couscous; cook 3 minutes or until lightly toasted, stirring occasionally.

2. Stir in broth. Bring to a boil; cover. Simmer over medium-low heat 10 minutes or until most of the broth is absorbed and the couscous is tender.

3. Add in the shrimp and vegetables; mix well. Cook, covered for 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in the mayonnaise.

YIELD: 6 Servings.
SERVING SIZE: 1 Cup per serving.

WeightWatchers PointsPlus+ = 7
Carb Choices: 2

Diet Exchange:
2 Starch + 2 Meat(L)

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 260, Total Fat: 7g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 140mg, Sodium: 1000mg, Sugars: 3g, Carbohydrates: 28g, Fiber: 2g, Protein: 20g

Original recipe and image from Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/shrimp-broccoli-couscous-skillet-169180.aspx

DISCLAIMER: Weight Watchers is a registered trademark of Weight Watchers International Inc. Points and PointsPlus are trademarks of Weight Watchers International Inc. Authentic information about the program is only available at your local Weight Watchers meeting. This site is not affiliated with Weight Watchers International in any way and Weight Watchers has not reviewed this site for accuracy or suitability for WW members. Information on this site is based on recollections and assumptions of its author and is not warranted for any purpose by its author. All readers are encouraged to go to a Weight Watcher’s meeting for actual WW info. This site is presented under the rights of the First Amendment; rights worth fighting for. All information is intended for your general knowledge only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. You should seek prompt medical care for any specific health issues and consult your physician before starting a new fitness regimen.

IMPORTANT: This site is not qualified in nutrition or medicine. Diabetes is a serious disease that requires medical attention by a professional. The recipes on this site should not be taken as medical advice. Always use caution when reading a recipe, and always pay attention to exchange sizes. Blood glucose levels can be affected by not following individual dietary guidelines that are set in place by a medical physician. Some of the recipes do use small amounts of sugar. Please check with your physician first. Recipes with sugar are not suitable for all diabetics.