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What is an easy seafood appetizer for people with diabetes?

For a spicy, Asian-inspired appetizer, egg foo yung doesn’t disappoint. This easy dish contains shrimp, water chestnuts, and bean sprouts, giving it a crunchy texture. Finish it off with hot mustard, and you have a low-carb dish that’s perfect for people with diabetes.

Egg Foo Yung

Ingredients

3 eggs
1 lb cooked shrimp, salad size
4 oz canned water chestnuts, drained and chopped
4 oz canned bean sprouts, drained and chopped
1/4 cup fresh chopped green onion
1 tsp fresh ginger root, peeled and minced
1/4 tsp salt, to taste (optional)
1/4 tsp hot pepper sauce
cooking spray
3 oz hot mustard (Chinese)

Directions

1. Coat nonstick griddle with cooking spray.
2. Preheat griddle to 350°F.
3. In large bowl, whisk eggs until foamy.
4. Add shrimp, water chestnuts, bean sprouts, green onions, ginger, salt, and hot pepper sauce to eggs and mix well.
5. Ladle 1 tablespoon of egg mixture onto hot griddle. Fill griddle.
6. Cook 2 to 3 minutes on each side.
7. Before serving, garnish each with a 1/4 teaspoon of Chinese hot mustard.

Additional Information
Can also be served with Chinese hot mustard on the side.

Makes 22 servings
Note: Optional items are not included in nutritional facts.

Calories 38.4
Total Carbs 0.7 g
Dietary Fiber 0.1 g
Sugars 0.4 g
Total Fat 1.1 g
Saturated Fat 0.2 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.9 g
Potassium 66.9 mg
Protein 6.2 g
Sodium 81.5 mg
 

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