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Shrimp with Capers, Garlic, and Rice

Oxmoor House
Prep time 7 mins
Cook time 5 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup shrimp mixture and about 1/3 cup rice)
The clean tastes of fresh lemon juice and thyme complement the saltiness of the capers in this shrimp and rice dish. Starting with peeled and deveined shrimp from the fish counter and a package of precooked rice makes this a fast and satisfying meal after a busy day.


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme
  • 2 tablespoons drained capers
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 1/2 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 (8.8-ounce) package precooked long-grain rice (such as Uncle Ben's Ready Rice)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 296
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 6.4 g
  • satfat 0.9 g
  • monofat 2.1 g
  • polyfat 1.4 g
  • protein 36.7 g
  • carbohydrate 20.9 g
  • fiber 0.8 g
  • cholesterol 259 mg
  • iron 5.2 mg
  • sodium 333 mg
  • calcium 126 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add thyme, capers, and garlic; sauté 1 minute. Add shrimp and lemon juice; sauté 4 minutes or until shrimp are done.

  2. Microwave rice according to package directions. Serve shrimp mixture over rice.

  3. Serve with: Greek-Style Green Beans

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