Grilled Lemongrass Shrimp

Gluten Free
Dairy Free
Health score
32%
Grilled Lemongrass Shrimp
45 min.
1
628kcal

Ingredients

  •  bamboo skewers (10-inch)
  • 0.5 teaspoon chili powder 
  • 0.5 teaspoon fish sauce 
  • cloves garlic minced
  • 0.3 cup lemon grass minced
  • pound shrimp raw deveined peeled
  •  salt 
  • tablespoon soya sauce 
  • teaspoon sugar 
  • tablespoons vegetable oil 
  • 0.3 cup water 

Equipment

  • bowl
  • grill
  • skewers

Directions

  1. Combine the lemongrass, garlic, soy sauce, fish sauce, chili paste, salt, sugar, and oil in a bowl.
  2. Add the shrimp and marinate for 15 minutes. Thread the shrimp on the skewers and set them aside. Start a charcoal grill or preheat a gas grill to moderate heat. Just before serving, grill the shrimp, turning the skewers, until just done, about 2 or 3 minutes total, depending on the size. If you don't have a grill, trim the
  3. Serves 4 as an Appetizer
  4. Pleasures of the Vietnamese Table, by Mai Pham.Note: Vietnamese cuisine comes from an extraordinarily rich tradition, one that combines Chinese, French, and Indian influences. Acclaimed chef, cooking teacher and restaurateur Mai Pham has returned to her native land on numerous occasions to learn the secrets of its regional cuisine.The following recipe is excerpted from her latest book, Pleasures of the Vietnamese Table, a compilation of over 100 classic recipes that define Vietnamese cuisine today. These recipes are accompanied by marvelous stories and family anecdotes, as well as fine black and white photographs of the author's native land.

Nutrition Facts

Calories628kcal
Protein41.87%
Fat46.51%
Carbs11.62%

Properties

Glycemic Index
147.09
Glycemic Load
4.06
Inflammation Score
-8
Nutrition Score
35.971304347826%

Flavonoids

Kaempferol
0.03mg
Myricetin
0.19mg
Quercetin
0.21mg

Nutrients percent of daily need

Calories:627.79kcal
31.39%
Fat:32.11g
49.41%
Saturated Fat:4.73g
29.57%
Carbohydrates:18.06g
6.02%
Net Carbohydrates:17.26g
6.28%
Sugar:4.67g
5.19%
Cholesterol:571.53mg
190.51%
Sodium:3831.04mg
166.57%
Protein:65.05g
130.1%
Selenium:136.75µg
195.36%
Phosphorus:1169.65mg
116.97%
Vitamin B12:5.05µg
84.15%
Manganese:1.33mg
66.37%
Vitamin E:8.63mg
57.52%
Vitamin K:52.64µg
50.14%
Vitamin B6:0.97mg
48.34%
Copper:0.96mg
47.8%
Vitamin B3:9.24mg
46.18%
Zinc:5.07mg
33.81%
Magnesium:127.53mg
31.88%
Calcium:287.87mg
28.79%
Folate:104.28µg
26.07%
Vitamin A:1115.93IU
22.32%
Potassium:751.36mg
21.47%
Iron:3.17mg
17.61%
Vitamin B5:1.57mg
15.7%
Vitamin B1:0.14mg
9.34%
Vitamin B2:0.14mg
8.48%
Vitamin C:4.25mg
5.15%
Fiber:0.8g
3.2%
Vitamin D:0.45µg
3.02%