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4 servings
Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Meal Type:
Main Dishes
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Shrimp Fra Diavolo

A tasty, healthy and low calorie seafood dish.



  1. Toss shrimp with salt, pepper and pepper flakes.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a skillet, add shrimp and sauté until just cooked through (2-4 minutes). Transfer cooked shrimp to a bowl.
  3. Add onion to skillet, sauté until translucent (4-5 minutes).
  4. Add tomato (with juices), chicken broth, garlic and oregano. Simmer until the sauce starts to thicken (8-12 minutes).
  5. Return shrimp and any juices that have accumulated in the bowl to the skillet/sauce. Toss and cook for about 2 minutes. Stir in basil and parsley.
  6. Serve and enjoy.
  7. Note: based on a recipe from Giada De Laurentis' GHTV.
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Added more red pepper I like it hot, and a touch of red wine no oil used spray worked well just to get the veggies translucent.
03 Jun 17 by member: peter melious
Great recipie,enjoy it over a bowl of greens (collard)
21 Jun 12 by member: Mandegal
Simply delicious! Loved it as did my 4 yr old.
29 May 12 by member: charlotteorigin
Wow! I thought this was amazing. Delicious over green beans or zucchini "pasta." Adjusting the garlic, pepper and red pepper flakes to suit individual taste can cool it down or heat it up but I found the measurements as written to make a nice, spicy fra diavlo.
15 May 12 by member: HeidiG
Use wild-caught seafood when financially feasible.
28 Dec 11 by member: beakerwill
Very tasty. With all the other liquid in the recipe, you don't need more than a Tbsp of oil. Plus it cuts out needless fat and calories. Use the calories you save by omitting the extra oil on whole wheat pasta.
31 Jan 11 by member: CMR
Without the oil, it is a five-star recipe for HCG Phase 2. For other diets, you can top it with shredded cheese of your choice(non-fat, full-fat, soy, etc). for a little twist.


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Nutrition summary:

There are 225 calories in 1 serving of Shrimp Fra Diavolo.
Calorie break-down: 37% fat, 19% carbs, 44% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 83
Calories 225
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 9.17g 14%
  Saturated Fat 1.404g 7%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 1.717g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 5.332g  
Cholesterol 173mg 58%
Sodium 1303mg 54%
Potassium 488mg  
Total Carbohydrate 10.8g 4%
  Dietary Fiber 2.4g 10%
  Sugars 4.2g  
Protein 25g  
Vitamin A 23% Vitamin C 120%
Calcium 40% Iron 83%
of RDI*
(225 calories)
11% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (19%)
Fat (37%)
Protein (44%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories