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Avocado Lime Rice with Grilled Shrimp

Robyn Murrey

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@foodlover121

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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Serves:

4

Prep:

35 Min

Method:

Grill

Ingredients

2 c
minute rice premium long grain white rice
1
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
20
peeled and de-veined frozen shrimp, thawed (u 16-20)
2 Tbsp
olive oil
1 Tbsp
minced garlic
2 tsp
lime zest

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook 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
2
Meanwhile, 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.
3
Serve 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