Border-Style Shrimp

Border-Style Shrimp Recipe
Photography: Randy Mayor
Ready in just 15 minutes, this colorful Tex-Mex dish is so festive and flavorful that you'll be proud to serve it to guests over a bed of yellow rice.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: about 1 cup shrimp)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 266
Caloriesfromfat 30 %
Fat 9 g
Satfat 4.1 g
Monofat 2.1 g
Polyfat 1.4 g
Protein 35.6 g
Carbohydrate 9.7 g
Fiber 1.8 g
Cholesterol 274 mg
Iron 4.5 mg
Sodium 618 mg
Calcium 113 mg

Ingredients

Cooking spray
1 1/2 cups chopped white onion
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 1/2 pounds medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
1/4 cup finely chopped green onions
Lime wedges (optional)

Preparation

Heat a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add onion; sauté 3 minutes. Add cumin, chili powder, shrimp, and garlic; sauté 4 minutes. Remove from heat, and add butter, salt, and hot sauce. Stir until the butter melts. Stir in juice and green onions. Garnish with the lime wedges, if desired.

December 2003
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