Rating: 4 stars
5 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 1
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0

Find garam masala--a fragrant Indian spice blend--in the supermarket spice aisle.

Recipe by Cooking Light May 2015


Credit: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Lindsey Lower, Claire Spollen

Recipe Summary test

18 mins
18 mins
Serves 4 (serving size: about 1 cup shrimp mixture and 1/2 cup rice)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil to pan, and swirl to coat. Sprinkle shrimp with 1/4 teaspoon salt and black pepper. Add shrimp to pan, and cook for 2 minutes on each side or until done. Remove shrimp from pan; keep warm.

  • Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil to pan. Add ginger and garlic; sauté 30 seconds or until fragrant. Add remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, garam masala, cumin, red pepper, and tomatoes to pan; cook 4 minutes or until tomatoes begin to break down. Stir in cream and honey; cook 1 minute. Add shrimp and almonds; cook 1 minute or until thoroughly heated. Serve shrimp mixture over rice. Sprinkle with basil, if desired.

Chef's Notes

MyRecipes is working with Let's Move!, the Partnership for a Healthier America, and USDA's MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to a trove of recipes that will help them create healthy, tasty plates. For more information about creating a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.

Nutrition Facts

359 calories; fat 16.2g; saturated fat 4.1g; mono fat 8.4g; poly fat 2.2g; protein 21g; carbohydrates 33g; fiber 5g; cholesterol 158mg; iron 2mg; sodium 426mg; calcium 117mg.