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Border-Style Shrimp

Border-Style Shrimp
Photography: Randy Mayor
Yield

4 servings (serving size: about 1 cup shrimp)

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.

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)

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.