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Sauteed Orange Shrimp with Rice

"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


  • 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


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

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  • queenzookie
    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.

  • kafaughn
    Feb 22, 2012

    No comment left

  • skymom747
    Sep 10, 2010

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

  • ezondii
    May 22, 2010

    Fast, great tasting and right to the recipe box!

  • elainef
    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
    Mar 13, 2010

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

  • siden
    Mar 2, 2010

    No comment left