Cilantro Chimichurri Shrimp or Chicken & Rice

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Total Time
Prep 25 mins
Cook 5 mins

A Rice to the Rescue contest winning recipe. The recipe doesn't call to season with salt the shrimp/chicken, but I would.

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  1. Preheat grill or broiler.
  2. Combine cilantro, jalapenos, garlic, vinegar, 1/4 cup oil (4 tablespoons), salt and pepper in food processor; process until fine texture; set aside.
  3. Toss shrimp with remaining 2 tablespoons oil; arrange on grill or rack in broiler pan. Grill or broil 4 inches from heat source 2 minutes on each side or until opaque in center.
  4. Combine hot rice with half of the cilantro mixture; mix well. Place on platter; top with shrimp and spoon remaining cilantro mixture over shrimp.
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Wonderful recipe! Made exactly as written and used chicken. LOVED the flavors in this sauce! We cannot wait to have it mouth is still watering. Thank you so much for a great recipe!