Lemon Shrimp and Rice

Total Time
20mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

This is not for those watching calories!! But the end result is super fast and delish!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. cook rice with water until done and fluffs up nice on fork; add lemon peel, chopped herb (cilantro or parsley) salt and pepper.
  2. in another pan throw garlic, butter, sliced lemon, oregano, salt, pepper, red chili flakes.
  3. When butter is melted add shrimp and cook until pink.
  4. Serve rice and spoon shrimp and butter mix on top.
  5. Serve with a simple spinach salad and fresh french bread and voila!

Reviews

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this was better than i expected. it was one of those dinners when you dont have much time and/or when you arent too hungry for a huge meal. i did accompany the shrimp and rice with an iceberg lettuce salad with sunflower seeds, bacon bits, croutons and french dressing and of course some bread sticks. i have to say the salad pulled the whole meal together. i also used fully cooked shrimp (to avoid overcooking) so all there was to it was to let it heat with the butter sauce. and i do recommend the red chili pepper flakes cause i honestly think that without them the shrimp might have been a little blah. the spicy kick from the red chili pepper made the shrimp taste sooo good! overall, i will be making this meal again, it was pretty tasty and i didnt have that bloated feeling afterwards. it hit the spot! thanks for sharing!!

Roni Belle June 01, 2008

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