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Avocado Lime Rice with Grilled Shrimp

Robyn Murrey


This recipe for Avocado Lime Rice with Grilled Shrimp combines veggies, grains, and protein for a meal that is ready in just over a half hour (including prep), and serves four.

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Nutrition Facts. Per 1/4 recipe: Calories 240, Fat 13g, Cholesterol 40mg, Sodium 460mg, Carbohydrates 24g, Fibre 2g, Sugars 0g, Protein 7g

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35 Min


2 c
minute rice premium long grain white rice
ripe avocado, peeled, pitted and mashed
2 Tbsp
lime juice
1 tsp
ground cumin
1/2 tsp
salt, divided
2 Tbsp
chopped fresh cilantro or parsley, divided
peeled and de-veined frozen shrimp, thawed (u 16-20)
2 Tbsp
olive oil
1 Tbsp
minced garlic
2 tsp
lime zest


1Cook rice according to package directions. Meanwhile mix avocado with lime juice, cumin and half the salt and half the cilantro or parsley. Stir into rice
2Meanwhile, preheat grill to high, grease grate well. Toss shrimp with oil, garlic, lime zest and remaining salt. Thread evenly onto metal or soaked wooden skewers. Grill skewers, for 2 to 3 minutes per side or until shrimp start to curl and turn pink.
3Serve rice with shrimp skewers. Garnish with remaining cilantro or parsley.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Canadian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy