Serving Size:
8 large shrimp

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein
  • Gluten-free


  • 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.

Helpful hints

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

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

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

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

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