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Citrus-Glazed Shrimp with Cilantro Rice

Photo: Jason Wallis; Styling: Cindy Barr
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: about 1/2 cup rice and 6 shrimp)
Chipotle chile powder adds smoky heat to Citrus-Glazed Shrimp with Cilantro Rice.

Ingredients

  • Rice:
  • 1 cup long-grain white rice
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 (4-ounce) can chopped green chiles, drained
  • Shrimp:
  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons grated lime rind
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon chipotle chile powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Avocado and Radish Salad

Nutrition Information

  • calories 344
  • fat 10.9 g
  • satfat 4.3 g
  • monofat 4.2 g
  • polyfat 0.9 g
  • protein 19.2 g
  • carbohydrate 40.7 g
  • fiber 1.3 g
  • cholesterol 158 mg
  • iron 2.8 mg
  • sodium 579 mg
  • calcium 93 mg

How to Make It

  1. To prepare rice, cook rice according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Add cilantro, oil, cumin, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon pepper, and green chiles, stirring to combine.

  2. To prepare shrimp, while rice cooks, combine shrimp, garlic, lime rind, 1/4 teaspoon salt, chile powder, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in a medium bowl, tossing to coat shrimp.

  3. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add shrimp to pan; sauté 3 minutes. Stir in lime juice and butter; cook 1 minute, tossing to coat. Remove from pan. Serve shrimp with rice.