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tex mex shrimp

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Carol White
Fort Lauderdale, FL

What a delightful way to enjoy shrimp with a Tex-Mex flavors, over savory Pearl Couscous and served with fresh green beans.

★★★★★ 1
serves 4
prep time 5 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For tex mex shrimp

  • 1/2 c
    onions, diced
  • 1/2 c
    bell beppers ( red, yellow, green) diced
  • 1 1/2 lb
    medium white shrimp (cleaned & deveined)
  • 1 pkg
    tex-mex chili mix
  • 1 c
    tomatoes, diced
  • 2 Tbsp
    garlic, minced
  • 1
    juice of 1 lime
  • 1/4 c
    fresh parsley, chopped
  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil

How To Make tex mex shrimp

  • 1
    Rinse and drain shrimp, then pat dry; sprinkle Tex-Mex chili mix over shrimp and coat very well.
  • 2
    Preheat large skillet on medium high, add olive oil, onions, bell peppers, and garlic, saute for about 2 minutes. Then add shrimp, tomatoes, parsley and cook 1 - 2 minutes until shrimp are opaque. (Do not let shrimp over cook.)
  • 3
    Then add lime juice. Remove from heat and serve over rice, pasta, or couscous. Add a steam veggie for a balance meal. Enjoy!