Football season is well into the playoffs, and for many that means game day snacks, watch parties and trash talking our least favorite teams. For those struggling with fitness, or even for those undergoing treatments, being mindful of what you eat doesn’t have to take up your life. While we understand that eating right to some means missing out on delicious meals, taking time to make those healthier substitutions or add a little healthier options to your spread only benefits you in the long run. For those of you who have been diagnosed with cancer, these times with friends and family offer a little normalcy after receiving the news. Improve the quality of your health and bond with your family this weekend by preparing healthy Crispy Shrimp Sensations.
It’s important to think about your health and nutrition at all times, especially during such a snack driven season. Having healthy options can make you feel good about yourself while still giving you time to enjoy the game with your friends and family. Take time off from worrying about the stressful things in life and focus on the important ones.
With phenomenal doctors like the ones at University Cancer Centers and preventative measures to ensure your body is on the right track when it comes to health and wellness you can relax knowing you’re in great hands. A happy heart is a healthier heart, as studies show those individuals who reach for healthier options as opposed to fried and fatty foods feel much better about themselves.
Gorging yourself doesn’t do anyone a bit of good, and makes you feel sluggish and unhealthy. There are plenty of ways to introduce your favorite game day snacks to a crowd with a healthy twist. Most of your guests won’t be able to tell the difference, and eating something delicious and healthy is how everybody wins.
This season, stay away from the fried fatty food and try something a little different. We guarantee that you’ll be a hit at any party with these crispy shrimp sensations. They are a light, yet flavorful snack that packs a big punch. Grab a bowl and your remote and get ready to win.
Crispy Shrimp Sensations
1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and de-veined (about 24 shrimp)
1/4 cup cornstarch
1 tablespoon water
2 large egg whites
1- 1/2 cups finely crushed reduced fat buttery crackers (about 35 crackers), such as Ritz
1 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 12-ounce bottle cocktail sauce
1. Preheat broiler.
2. Place shrimp and cornstarch in a resealable plastic bag. Close bag and shake to coat.
3. In a small bowl, combine water and egg whites; beat until foamy.
4. In another small bowl, combine cracker crumbs, paprika, salt, and pepper.
5. Dip shrimp in egg white mixture, then coat with crumb mixture. Place on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Spray shrimp with a light coat of cooking spray.
6. Broil 5 minutes or until the shrimp are done, turning once.
7. Serve with cocktail sauce and lemon wedges.
Per Serving: 310 Calories, 4.5 g Total Fat