Shrimp Skewers With Okra Succotash
A little higher in carbs, this is a good postworkout lunch to restock your muscles with glycogen and your body with energy. Add one of the flavorful side dishes below to augment the caloric value of the meal.
- 12 fresh large raw shrimp
- 2 ears of fresh corn
- 1 red onion, chopped
- 1 large tomato, chopped
- 1 teaspoon fresh garlic, chopped
- 2 teaspoons olive oil
- 2 teaspoons rosemary
- ¼ cup okra, chopped
- Sea salt and pepper to taste
Clean shrimp and skewer. Combine garlic, oil, rosemary, salt and pepper and brush onto shrimp. Cook shrimp on medium-hot grill until pink and firm (about eight minutes). Clean raw corn and cut kernels from cob. In a sauté pan, combine rosemary, olive oil, onions, salt and corn. Cook four to five minutes. Add okra and cook another two to three minutes. Add tomato and remove from heat. Serve succotash with shrimp. Serves 2.
Nutrition facts (per serving): 206 calories, 13 grams protein, 28 grams carbs, 7 grams fat