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Apricot BBQ Glazed Shrimp

Apricot BBQ Glazed Shrimp

Our Apricot BBQ Glazed Shrimp starts with a homemade sauce, which allows us to better control the sodium this Heart Health Month. Plus, just one serving size packs more than 50 percent your daily need of selenium, a mineral that may help reduce inflammation and promote heart health.

Serving size: 6 shrimp, Makes 8 servings


1/4 cup water
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
1/4 cup orange juice
1/4 cup diced spanish onion
1/3 cup dried apricots
2 tablespoons light brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon minced jalapeno
3/4 teaspoon minced garlic
1 1/4 teaspoons malt vinegar
3/4 teaspoon worcestershire sauce
1/8 teaspoon tabasco
1/8 teaspoon salt
48 jumbo 21/25 shrimp, raw


  1. In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, combine all ingredients except shrimp. Bring to a boil then lower heat to a simmer and cook 20 minutes. Remove from heat and puree until consistency is smooth. 
  2. Brush shrimp with Apricot BBQ Sauce. Grill the shrimp over medium heat until cooked through, about 5 minutes. 

Nutrition information per serving: 120 calories, 2 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 385 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 8 g sugar, <1 g fiber, 15 g protein

For more heart healthy seafood recipes, we suggest Cornmeal, Paprika Crusted CatfishSheet Pan Ginger Honey Shrimp, Vegetables, and Grilled Fish Tacos with Freekeh