Shrimp Monterey

Shrimp Monterey
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 262.4
  • Total Fat: 22.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 118.7 mg
  • Sodium: 154.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 5.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.7 g
  • Protein: 10.5 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    2 ¼ pounds unpeeled medium size fresh shrimp
    Vegetable cooking spray
    1 ½ tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
    3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
    1 ¼ cups heavy cream, divided
    1 ½ tablespoons reduced calorie margarine
    ½ cup (2 oz) reduced fat Monterey jack cheese
    1 jalapeno, seeded and chopped
    1 tablespoon grated parmesan cheese
    Fresh cilantro sprigs


Peel and de-vein shrimp; arrange in water. Cover and steam 3 – 5 minutes or until shrimp are done. Divide shrimp evenly among 6 (1 ½ cup) baking dishes coated w/ vegetable cooking spray. Sprinkle w/ cilantro and set aside.

Combine flour and ¼ cup cream in a small bowl; stir until smooth. Combine flour mixture w/ remaining 1 cup cream and margarine in small sauce pan. Cook over medium heat stirring until bubbly. Remove from heat; add shredded Monterey jack cheese and chopped jalapeno; stir until cheese melts.

Pour sauce evenly over shrimp; sprinkle evenly w/ parmesan cheese. Broil 5 ½ inches from heat for 3 – 5 minutes or until lightly browned. Garnish w/ fresh cilantro sprigs

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MR_ZLAK.

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