Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

This recipe is from The New Family Cookbook for People with Diabetes. It is nice and flavorful and has one of my favorite components--quick. I made this with the tomatoes that have added chili; however, it can also be made with regular dice cut tomatoes. Hope you enjoy. Serve this with fresh bread and a side salad for a quick weeknight dinner.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium heat.
  2. Saute the onion and garlic until tender, about 5 minutes; add tomatoes with liquid and the jalapeno pepper; simmer approximately 10 minutes.
  3. Add the shrimp and cook until the shrimp turn pink, approximately 3 to 4 minutes.
  4. In a small dish, combine the cornstarch with 1 tablespoon water and stir to blend; whisk into the skillet and stir until the sauce thickens, about 1 minute then stir in the cilantro.
  5. Divide the rice among 4 bowls, and top with equal portions of the shrimp and vegetable mixture.
  6. Garnish each dish with lime wedges and serve.
Most Helpful

Quick and simple, this made a delicious supper for DH and I with very little effort. Made exactly as directed, using canned tomatoes with chillies added, we enjoyed the spice that makes itself felt without overwhelming. I served it on spaghetti, though it would go equally well on rice, very very good, Paula! Thank you for this one.

Karen Elizabeth September 25, 2009

This was an awsome dish. We all loved it including my 4 yo. I servedit over brown rice and used regular diced tomatoes and 1 jalapeno.

MsSally July 11, 2008

this review is way overdue , i've made this twice. the first time, last summer, i made it exactly but added some cumin and chili powder. i also used spicy basil instead of cilantro. i made it again last night using the same additions, but using fresh grown peppers and tomatoes, this is a perfect summer meal. sorry this review is so late in coming, this is a very good recipe.

chia August 18, 2007