Citrus-Glazed Shrimp with Cilantro Rice

Photo: Jason Wallis; Styling: Cindy Barr

Chipotle chile powder adds smoky heat to Citrus-Glazed Shrimp with Cilantro Rice.

Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: about 1/2 cup rice and 6 shrimp)
Recipe from Cooking Light

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 344
  • Fat: 10.9g
  • Saturated fat: 4.3g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4.2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.9g
  • Protein: 19.2g
  • Carbohydrate: 40.7g
  • Fiber: 1.3g
  • Cholesterol: 158mg
  • Iron: 2.8mg
  • Sodium: 579mg
  • Calcium: 93mg

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

Preparation

  1. 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. 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. 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.
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