Stir-Fried Shrimp and Swiss Chard

Stir-Fried Shrimp and Swiss Chard


  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • 2 pounds thawed shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 to 4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 1/2 pounds Swiss chard, stalks removed and slivered


Stir together the soy sauce, lime juice, 1 tablespoon sugar, and 2 tablespoons water; set aside. Season shrimp with salt and pepper, and stir-fry in a hot nonstick skillet (or wok) with 1 tablespoon oil until pink. Transfer to a plate. Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil and garlic to wok; stir-fry 30 seconds. Add chard, and stir-fry until wilted. Season with salt and pepper; transfer to a platter. Pour in sauce mixture; boil 1 minute. Add shrimp; stir-fry until heated through. Spoon shrimp and sauce over greens.

  • Yield: Serves 4

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 355
Fat per serving: 11g
Saturated fat per serving: 2g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 6g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 2g
Protein per serving: 50g
Carbohydrate per serving: 14g
Fiber per serving: 3g
Cholesterol per serving: 345mg
Iron per serving: 9mg
Sodium per serving: 965mg
Calcium per serving: 212mg