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Shrimp Souvlaki

  • Gluten Free Diet

    Excludes foods containing gluten, such as wheat, barley, rye and their by-products.

  • Dairy Free Diet

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  • Egg Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to this food.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

  • Low in Sugars Diet

    Limits all sources of added sugars and encourages the reduction of high-carbohydrate (high glycemic index) foods. A claim that a food can be classified as LS can be made when it contains less than 5 gr of sugars per 100 gr of solid food or 2.5 gr of sugars per 100 ml of liquid food.

Method

For the shrimp

  • Place a grill pan over high heat and let it get very hot.
  • Thinly slice the garlic and transfer to a mortar.
  • Add the chili flakes, oregano, olive oil, salt, pepper and lime zest. Beat with pestle to mash.
  • Place the shrimp in a bowl and pour the marinade over them. Toss to completely coat the shrimp.
  • Thread three shrimp onto one souvlaki stick (wooden skewer), making sure to pass the stick through both ends of the shrimp. Repeat with remaining shrimp.
  • Transfer to a plate and add the lime juice.

For the sauce

  • Cut the avocado in half, remove the seed and place the flesh on the grill pan for 1 minute, until golden.
  • Score the avocado with a knife in a crisscross manner and remove their flesh with a spoon.
  • Transfer to a bowl and add the olive oil, 1/3 of the onion finely chopped, lime juice, oregano, salt and pepper. Mix.

To serve

  • On a serving platter, add the sauce, the skewered shrimp and the pita bread.
  • Add the oregano, pepper, salt, olive oil and lime wedges. Serve.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

337
Calories (kcal)
17 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

21.0
Total Fat (g)
30 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

4.0
Saturated Fat (g)
20 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

4.5
Total Carbs (g)
2 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

2.7
Sugars (g)
3 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

30.0
Protein (g)
60 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

3.2
Fibre (g)
13 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

1.0
Sodium (g)
17 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo 917a1b6ba55874b5d139866e10c236ccff8cbaa226cb4c05ba54efca0b20cc63

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