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Herbed-and-Sweetened Shrimp

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

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.