Heart Healthy Almond Shrimp Recipe
Preheat oven to 325°F.
In a small bowl, add egg substitute and Tabasco sauce, if using, and stir to combine. Dip shrimp into egg mixture, then roll in sliced almonds to coat evenly.
Line a baking sheet with foil and lightly coat with nonstick cooking spray. Arrange shrimp on baking sheet in a single layer and bake for 25 minutes, or until golden brown.
Meanwhile, in another small bowl, combine the brown mustard and honey and stir.
Serve warm with honey mustard for dipping.
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About This Healthy Recipe
If you’re looking for an innovative and delicious way to enjoy crunchy shrimp without the fat and calories found in typical fried shrimp, you’ll want to try this Almond Shrimp recipe. This heart-healthy and gluten-free shrimp recipe uses sliced almonds in place of bread crumbs to achieve a satisfyingly crispy exterior. The shrimp are baked instead of fried, which makes them heart-healthy but doesn’t take away from their fabulous taste and texture. The honey mustard dipping sauce also adds vibrant flavor to this healthy shrimp recipe. Serve these shrimp as an appetizer or hors d'oeuvres at your next party or enjoy them for lunch, dinner or as a tasty snack. At only 213 calories per serving, these healthy shrimp fit into many dietary plans designed to help you lose or maintain weight. Since the shrimp are low in carbs, thanks to their almond crust instead of breading, they are also a favorite among people following a diabetic-friendly diet.