576 Fewer Calories
41g Less Fat
2 large baking potatoes
12 medium shrimp, peeled and deveined (31 – 40 count)
2 teaspoons chili powder
1 teaspoon olive oil
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream
1 (4 1/2-ounce) can chopped mild green chiles
1/2 cup reduced-fat shredded Cheddar cheese
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
Preheat the oven to 425°F. Place the potatoes on the oven rack and bake until fork-tender,
45 – 55 minutes.
Meanwhile, toss the shrimp with the chili powder, oil, and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Spray a medium nonstick skillet with nonstick spray and set over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp and cook, turning occasionally, until the shrimp are opaque, 2 – 3 minutes. Transfer to a cutting board. Let cool slightly, then coarsely chop.
Cut the potatoes lengthwise in half. Scoop out the pulp into a medium bowl, leaving a 1/2-inch border attached to the skin. Reserve the shells. Mash the potato pulp, sour cream, chiles, and the remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt with a potato masher until coarsely mashed. Stir in the chopped shrimp until well mixed.
Spoon the potato mixture back into the shells. Top each with 2 tablespoons of the cheese. Place on a small foil-lined baking sheet. Bake, until the filling is hot and the cheese is melted, about 10 minutes. Sprinkle with Cilantro.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Per Serving: (1 stuffed potato half) 239 Cal; 12 g Protein; 7 g Tot Fat; 3 g Sat Fat; 2 g Mono Fat; 34 g Carb; 4 g Fiber; 1 g Sugar; 138 mg Calcium; 2 mg Iron; 730 mg Sodium; 43 mg Cholesterol
Original recipe courtesy Paula Deen: Shrimp Stuffed Potatoes
Lightened Up recipe courtesy of Bobby Deen and the Paula Deen Test Kitchen
Bobby Deen is the younger son of celebrity chef Paula Deen. Like older brother Jamie, the Savannah resident has helped shape the Deen media empire with a series of highly successful commercial collaborations, ranging from three best selling cookbooks to the series Road Tasted on the Food Network, and the award winning Lady and Sons Restaurant in Savannah. On a personal side, he was also named one of People Magazine’s Most Eligible Bachelors in 2007.
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