Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  132
  • Protein  12 g
  • Carbohydrates  3 g
  • Fat  8 g
  • Cholesterol  85 mg
  • Sodium  149 mg
  • Potassium  202 mg
  • Phosphorus  128 mg
  • Calcium  41 mg
  • Fiber  0.6 g

Lively Lime Shrimp

This kidney-friendly recipe for Lively Lime Shrimp adds a burst of flavor with every bite.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Geri in Texas.

Portions: 4     Serving size: 8 large shrimp


  • 1 green onion
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon  jalapeno chili
  • 3 tablespoons  red bell pepper
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 32 large shrimp
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cucumber


  1. Chop onion and cilantro. Mince chili, garlic and bell pepper. Thinly slice cucumber.
  2. Peel and devein shrimp.
  3. For dressing, stir together lime juice, green onion, cilantro, jalapeno, oil, garlic and salt in a medium bowl.
  4. In a separate medium size bowl, toss shrimp with 2 tablespoons of the dressing to marinade. Reserve remaining dressing. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  5. Heat broiler. Remove shrimp from marinade and broil 3-inches from the heat source for 1-1/2 minutes per side or until opaque.
  6. Remove from broiler and immediately toss hot shrimp with reserved dressing and red bell pepper. Cool to room temperature. 
  7. Arrange shrimp on cucumber slices and serve.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1-1/2 meat
  • 1 vegetable, low potassium

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

    • Barbecue shrimp on a grill instead of broiling if desired.

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