Spicy Shrimp with Rice Recipe
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Spicy Shrimp with Rice Recipe

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No one will doubt that "light" cooking can be tasty when you put a helping of this zippy shrimp in front of them. Jeannie Klugh of Lancaster, Pennsylvania seasons the seafood just right with garlic, pepper and hot sauce.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 25 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 25 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 large green pepper, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1 jar (4 ounces) diced pimientos, drained
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons Louisiana-style hot sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 pounds uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 5-2/3 cups hot cooked rice

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup shrimp mixture with 2/3 cup rice equals 273 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 168 mg cholesterol, 425 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 22 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 vegetable.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, saute the onion, green pepper in oil until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in the tomato sauce, broth, parsley, pimientos, hot sauce, onion salt and pepper.
  2. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in shrimp; cook 5-7 minutes longer or until shrimp turn pink. Serve with rice. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Spicy Shrimp in Taste of Home December/January 2008, p57

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup shrimp mixture with 2/3 cup rice equals 273 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 168 mg cholesterol, 425 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 22 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 vegetable.

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Reviewed Feb. 22, 2011

I loved it!It was easy to make.

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Reviewed Jan. 18, 2011

Make this a lot. Very good.

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Reviewed Jan. 5, 2010

Very good, have made numerous times

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Reviewed Apr. 3, 2009

made this several times & its great!

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