Sesame Shrimp-and-Green Beans Over Rice

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes
Cook: 10 Minutes


1 cup uncooked long-grain rice
1 pound large, raw shrimp (21/25 count)
3 teaspoons toasted sesame oil, divided
1 (12-oz.) package fresh green beans
1 garlic clove, chopped
2 tablespoons lite soy sauce
1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds (optional)


1. Prepare 1 cup uncooked long-grain rice according to package directions.

2. Peel and devein 1 lb. large, raw shrimp (21/25 count). Cook shrimp in 1 tsp. hot toasted sesame oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat, stirring often, 2 to 3 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink. Remove shrimp from skillet.

3. Cook green beans in boiling salted water to cover 5 minutes or to desired degree of doneness. Drain; cover and keep warm.

4. Cook garlic in hot sesame oil in a small skillet over medium heat 1 minute. Stir in soy sauce. Add shrimp and beans, and cook 1 minute or until thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with sesame seeds, if desired. Serve shrimp mixture over hot cooked rice.

March 2009
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