Sauteed Orange Shrimp with Rice Recipe
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Sauteed Orange Shrimp with Rice Recipe

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"My family loves this fast and flavorful recipe. It takes minutes to prepare but tastes like it took all day—and it’s just as wonderful served over noodles.” Radelle Knappenberger — Oviedo, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:3 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 3 servings


  • 1 package (8.8 ounces) ready-to-serve brown rice
  • 1 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 365 calories, 12g fat (3g saturated fat), 194mg cholesterol, 412mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 28g protein.


  1. Cook rice according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute shrimp and garlic in oil and butter for 3-4 minutes or until shrimp turn pink.
  2. Combine cornstarch and orange juice until smooth; stir in the basil and salt. Gradually stir into the skillet. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until slightly thickened. Serve with rice. Yield: 3 servings.
Originally published as Sauteed Orange Shrimp with Rice in Simple & Delicious March/April 2010, p28

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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queenzookie User ID: 5427908 97430
Reviewed Mar. 22, 2013

"super easy and super fast, but kind of bland. I would add more garlic and crushed red pepper next time, and use more orange juice - there wasn't much sauce."

skymom747 User ID: 1717371 177735
Reviewed Sep. 10, 2010

"Great recipe! We make it all the time - it couldn't be any easier :)"

ezondii User ID: 1189790 142900
Reviewed May. 22, 2010

"Fast, great tasting and right to the recipe box!"

elainef User ID: 30789 110744
Reviewed Apr. 21, 2010

"We love it! Its quick and easy and I've made it twice already. Its a keeper! Our daughter has to eat a gluten-free diet so this is perfect."

wormsby User ID: 1089697 210412
Reviewed Mar. 13, 2010

"Fast, delicious, and easy to make on busy weeknights. Great Recipe."

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