Herbed-and-Sweetened Shrimp

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4 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup shrimp mixture and 3/4 cup rice)


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1/3 cup water
2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
2 tablespoons minced peeled gingerroot
1 tablespoon fish sauce
1/2 teaspoon cracked pepper
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
3 tablespoons thinly sliced fresh basil
1/2 teaspoon fresh lime juice
3 cups hot cooked jasmine or other long-grain white rice


Combine first 6 ingredients in a large nonstick skillet; stir well. Place over high heat, and cook 5 minutes or until mixture is slightly thickened. Add shrimp; cook 3 minutes or until shrimp is done, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in basil and lime juice. Serve over rice.

Created date

June 2004

Nutritional Information

Calories 301
Caloriesfromfat 6 %
Fat 2 g
Satfat 0.4 g
Monofat 0.3 g
Polyfat 0.8 g
Protein 26.2 g
Carbohydrate 41.9 g
Fiber 0.4 g
Cholesterol 172 mg
Iron 3 mg
Sodium 686 mg
Calcium 70 mg