Lemon Shrimp with Parmesan Rice Recipe

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Lemon Shrimp with Parmesan Rice Recipe
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Lemon Shrimp with Parmesan Rice Recipe

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“I grew up in Biloxi, Mississippi, where rice, garlic and seafood are staples in Gulf Coast cuisine," says Amie Overby, now of Reno, Nevada. "This dish is an easy, long-time family favorite that's ready in minutes.”
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups uncooked instant rice
  • 1 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley

Directions

In a small saucepan, bring broth to a boil. Stir in rice; cover and remove from the heat. Let stand for 5 minutes.
Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook the shrimp, onions and garlic in butter and oil over medium heat for 5-6 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Stir in lemon juice and pepper.
Stir Parmesan cheese and parsley into rice; serve with shrimp. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Lemon Shrimp with Parmesan Rice in Simple & Delicious March/April 2008, p41

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 438 calories, 17g fat (7g saturated fat), 191mg cholesterol, 908mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 27g protein.

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  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups uncooked instant rice
  • 1 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  1. In a small saucepan, bring broth to a boil. Stir in rice; cover and remove from the heat. Let stand for 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook the shrimp, onions and garlic in butter and oil over medium heat for 5-6 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Stir in lemon juice and pepper.
  3. Stir Parmesan cheese and parsley into rice; serve with shrimp. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Lemon Shrimp with Parmesan Rice in Simple & Delicious March/April 2008, p41

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justmbeth User ID: 1196484 276773
Reviewed Dec. 27, 2017

"So delicious yet light and healthy to boot!"

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TJ User ID: 9340218 278523
Reviewed Nov. 30, 2017

"Recipe looked so good had to try, even though I had to make multiple substitutions: jasmine rice, subbed red onion, no lemon juice, no parsley, subbed celery and artichoke hearts. Served with sourdough bread. Turned out great, but can't wait to try the original recipe!"

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Kim0827 User ID: 8763291 265168
Reviewed Apr. 25, 2017

"This was good. Family enjoyed it."

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[email protected] User ID: 4221487 263232
Reviewed Mar. 8, 2017 Edited Mar. 9, 2017

"I made this recipe tonight. This is definitely a keeper. My husband is still talking about how good it tasted and it's good for you especially with the calories. Very very good, I give it an A ."

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PrplMonky5 User ID: 6612040 252075
Reviewed Jul. 31, 2016

"This is a great summer dinner! Very light. I've done it as written and tonight I made it with lime instead of lemon. Still great! I usually cut it in half for just my husband and I. quick and delicious dinner. I will definitely make this again."

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gpchicky User ID: 8877129 249295
Reviewed Jun. 10, 2016

"Other than using basmati rice, instead of instant, I made this exactly as written. I am a ship's chief cook, and I ran out of it halfway through the meal, with plenty of disappointed sailors. It is now a keeper in my seafood rotation."

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homemadewithlove User ID: 4311884 228838
Reviewed Jul. 2, 2015

"Great! quick delicious dinner. I used Jasmine rice and skipped the cheese. Served with saut?ed veggies and a salad."

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TinaLeonard53 User ID: 6429444 82641
Reviewed Jul. 11, 2014

"so good..."

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mrenda User ID: 5393618 66637
Reviewed Jun. 13, 2014

"Delicious! We really enjoyed this dish. I didn't have green onions so I used white onion. I also used brown jasmine rice. Very yummy!"

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anadlynn1 User ID: 1563417 150243
Reviewed Sep. 24, 2013

"Delicious and simple. My husband and picky daughter loved it. I made it exactly as stated and it came out perfectly. I served it with slices of garlic bread and steamed spinach."

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