Lemon-Ginger Green Tea Shrimp
  • 1cup water
  • 1 1/2tablespoons loose-leaf ginger-lemonade green tea leaves (or any ginger-flavored green tea)
  • 1teaspoon fresh lemon zest
  • 1/4cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2tablespoons honey
  • 1teaspoon chopped fresh ginger
  • 1tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/2teaspoon chopped garlic
  • 1tablespoon organic vegetable oil
  • 1 1/4 pounds raw shrimp, shelled and deveined
  • 1 1/4teaspoon sea salt
  • 1tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2cups hot, cooked brown rice
  1. Bring water to a boil. Let cool for 3 minutes; then add green tea, cover, and steep for 3 minutes. Strain and cool.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine cooled tea, lemon zest and juice, honey, ginger, soy sauce, and garlic. Set aside.
  3. Heat oil in a sauté pan. Add shrimp, salt, and a dash of pepper to taste. When seared on one side, turn over and add tea sauce. Cook 2 minutes, and then add cilantro. Cook 1 more minute. Remove shrimp. Boil sauce for 1 minute. Toss cooked shrimp back into reduced sauce. Serve over rice.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Lemon-Ginger Green Tea Shrimp
Amount Per Serving
Calories 561 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 215mg 72%
Sodium 584mg 24%
Total Carbohydrates 84g 28%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Protein 36g 72%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

PER SERVING: 561 cal, 7g fat (2g mono, 4g poly, 1g sat), 215mg chol, 36g protein, 84g carb, 3g fiber, 584mg sodium