Thai Shrimp and Rice Recipe
- 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) chicken broth
- 2 cups uncooked converted rice
- 1 large carrot, shredded
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1/2 cup each chopped green and sweet red pepper
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/2 cup coconut milk
- 1/3 cup lime juice
- 1/4 cup flaked coconut
- 1/4 cup each raisins and golden raisins
- 8 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 tablespoon grated lime peel
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh gingerroot
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon each ground coriander and cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1 pound cooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 1/2 cup fresh snow peas, cut into thin strips
- 1. In a 5-qt. slow cooker, combine the broth, rice, vegetables, water, coconut milk, lime juice, coconut, raisins, garlic, lime peel and seasonings. Cover and cook on low for 3 hours or until rice is tender.
- 2. Stir in shrimp and peas. Cover and cook 15-20 minutes longer or until heated through. Yield: 8 servings.
1-1/4 cups equals 336 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 88 mg cholesterol, 845 mg sodium, 54 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 17 g protein.
Light-Bodied White Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.