Shrimp

Megan's Shrimp Ceviche

Megan’s Shrimp Ceviche

Ingredients:
½ lb of raw shrimp, peeled and de veined
Juice of 1 lemon
Juice of 1 lime
Juice of 1 orange
½ cup finely chopped cucumber
¼ cup finely chopped red onion
½ of Serrano chili, seeded and finely chopped
½ cup diced seeded tomato
½ avocado – chopped into small pieces
1 tbsp cilantro leaves
¼ kosher salt

Directions:
1.) Combine 4 cups of water and ¼ salt in a large saucepan, bring to a boil over high heat. Add shrimp and immediately turn off the heat. Let the shrimp sit until just cooked through 3-4 minutes. Transfer to cutting surface, let cool.
2.) Chop the shrimp into ½ inch pieces and place in a medium nonreactive bowl. Add lemon, lime and orange juice. Stir in cucumber, onion and chilies. Refrigerate 30 mins.
3.) Stir tomato, avocado, chopped cilantro, into the shrimp mixture. Let stand for 30mins before eating.
4.) Enjoy in lettuce cups, or with corn tortillas for a carb : )
5.) SERVING SIZE:  ½ cup (make sure to get a decent amount of shrimp in there to reach your phase protein serving.)

Megan's Shrimp Scampi

Megan’s Shrimp Scampi

Ingredients:
1 medium spaghetti squash (2ish lbs)
Shrimp
Olive Oil
Lemon
Parsley
Garlic (omit if you don’t like)
Salt
Pepper

Directions:
1.) Preheat oven to 400 degrees, cut spaghetti squash in half. Place unbuttered/unoiled squash in oven, bake cut side down for 45mins-1hr.
2.) About 15-20 mins before squash finishes start shrimp. Add phase appropriate amount of olive oil to pan (typically 1tbsp per 1 serving, remember if you are cooking more then 1 meal or for more then 1 person, add enough for 1 serving per person- could save a little to add to hot squash and mix).
3.) Add shrimp, sauté until light pink (8-10 mins), add garlic (1-2 cloves minced/ chopped), parsley (1-2 teaspoons), salt and pepper to taste.
4.) Once shrimp is cooked, lightly squeeze lemon juice on top
5.) Scoop out seed from the squash and discard. With a fork scrape the spaghetti squash into a bowl. Weigh out phase appropriate amount of squash, zero scale, and weigh out phase appropriate amount of shrimp, light squeeze of lemon.
6.) ENJOY!! : ) This squash will take the place of your carb meal for a few days! Use it at lunch the next day!