Spotlight Recipe: Grilled Shrimp with Grapefruit BBQ Sauce

RM-0606 Grilled Shrimp with Grapefruit BBQ Sauce

Why get store-bought BBQ sauce when you can make your own lickety-split? Homemade sauces are typically lower in sodium and you control the ingredients. Grapefruit juice adds tang and a vitamin C boost to this recipe. Slap it on some lean shrimp and the dish comes to only 413 calories and 6.5 grams of fat per serving. For some extra fiber, use brown rice or serve in a whole-wheat tortilla for BBQ shrimp burritos.

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