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CAMARONES A LA DIABLA - Is it healthy to eat shrimp?

Is it healthy to eat shrimp?

camarones a la diabla

Shrimp is a type of crustacean that lives in salt water and feeds off small fish and plankton. Shrimp is considered a delicacy around the world and is often eaten raw or cooked. There are many different types of shrimp including prawns, jumbo shrimp, king crab, and others.

The nutritional value of shrimp varies depending on what kind of shrimp you choose. You may want to consider buying wild-caught shrimp if you have concerns about the sustainability of the shrimp industry. Wild-caught shrimp tend to have higher levels of omega-3 fatty acids than farm-raised shrimp. Farm-raised shrimp are fed corn and soybeans, which are not natural foods for shrimp.

Wild-caught shrimp are also lower in calories and cholesterol compared to farm-raised shrimp. However, they do have higher amounts of sodium and fat.

If you are looking for a healthier option, you might want to try CAMARONES A LA DIABLA. CAMARONES A LA DIABLA is a mixture of shrimp, tomatoes, and chile sauce. it is a super spicy shrimp dish. that are commonly served at parties. It is low in calories and high in protein.


  • Cuisine: Mexican
  • serves: 4 servings
  • Prep: 20 minutes
  • Cook: 8 minutes
  • Total: 28 minutes

Ingredients for Camarones a la diabla

  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 3 Roma tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 medium white onion, roughly chopped
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon coarse kosher salt
  • 1.5 pounds large raw shrimp, peeled, deveined and tail-on
  • 8 dried guajillo chiles, rinsed, stems and seeds removed
  • 3 dried chile de arbol chiles, rinsed, stems and seeds removed

Instructions for Camarones a la diabla

Step 1

Add dried guajillo and arbol chiles to a medium bowl. Add boiling water until the chilies are completely submerged. Cover with a lid and let sit for 15 minutes, until the peppers are softened.

Step 2

Using a slotted spoon, transfer the tender peppers to a blender and add the garlic, tomatoes, salt, and onion. Puree until completely smooth. Check the taste and add more salt if yours is low, and if the sauce is too spicy, add more tomatoes.

Step 3

Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add olive oil and shrimp and cook 1 minute per side, or until lightly pink. Pour the chili sauce into the skillet and mix to coat the shrimp. Reduce the heat to medium and cook for 4 to 5 minutes, until the sauce is bubbling and hot.

Step 4

Remove the skillet from the heat and serve alone as an appetizer


Serving: 1/4th of recipe Calories: 279kcal (14%) Carbohydrates: 8g (3%) Protein: 25g (50%) Fat: 15g (23%) Saturated Fat: 2g (10%) Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g Monounsaturated Fat: 10g Trans Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 248mg (83%) Sodium: 0mg Potassium: 26mg (1%) Fiber: 2g (8%) Sugar: 1g (1%) Vitamin A: 1050IU (21%) Vitamin C: 24.8mg (30%) Calcium: 100mg (10%) Iron: 1.1mg (6%)

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