Sesame Shrimp-and-Green Beans Over Rice

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  • 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. 1. Prepare 1 cup uncooked long-grain rice according to package directions.
  2. 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. 3. Cook green beans in boiling salted water to cover 5 minutes or to desired degree of doneness. Drain; cover and keep warm.
  4. 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.
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