• Prep time 15 minutes
  • Total time 20 minutes
  • Portion size 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (250 mL) Minute RiceĀ® Premium Long Grain White Rice
  • 20 peeled deveined frozen shrimp , thawed
  • 2 tablespoons (30 mL) olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon (15 mL) minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons (10 mL) lime zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon (2 mL) salt
  • 1 ripe avocado , peeled, pitted and mashed
  • 2 tablespoons (30 mL) chopped fresh cilantro or parsley
  • 1 tablespoon (15 mL) lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon (2 mL) ground cumin

Method

Prepare rice according to package directions.

Meanwhile, preheat grill to high; grease grate well. Toss together shrimp, oil, garlic, lime zest and half of the salt. Thread evenly onto metal or soaked wooden skewers; grill for 2 or 3 minutes per side or just until shrimp start to curl and turn pink.

Meanwhile, combine avocado, half of the cilantro, lime juice, cumin and remaining salt; stir into rice. Serve with shrimp skewers. Garnish with remaining cilantro.

Tip:

1. For a spicy kick, add 1 small seeded and chopped jalapeño pepper to the rice.

2. Stir 1/2 cup (125 mL) thawed frozen peas into the rice if desired.

 

Nutritional facts Per serving

  • Fibre 2 g
  • Sodium 460 mg
  • Sugars 0 g
  • Protein 7 g
  • Calories 240
  • Total fat 13 g
  • Cholesterol 40 mg
  • Total carbohydrate 24 g
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Avocado Lime Rice with Grilled Shrimp

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