Spiced Shrimp with Green Beans and Lime

Who could pass up cilantro, lime, and shrimp? Not I. This fresh and delicious way to eat shrimp will keep you coming back for seconds and thirds.

1 c. long-grain white rice
1/2 c. fresh cilantro leaves
2 Tbs. olive oil
1/2 lb. green beans, halved crosswise
4 cloves garlic
1 to 2 red jalapeno peppers, thinly sliced
kosher salt and black pepper
1 1/2 lbs. pealed and deveined large shrimp
1 1/2 tsp. chili powder
1/4 c. fresh lime juice

1. Cook the rice according to the package directions. Fluff with a fork and fold in the cilantro.
2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
3. Add the green beans, garlic, jalapenos, and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper and add to the skillet.
4. Season the shrimp with the chili powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper and add to the skillet.
5. Cook, tossing occasionally, until opaque throughout, 3 to 5 minutes. Stir in the lime juice and serve over the rice.

Recipe and photo from Real Simple magazine.

1 comment:

kel said...

this recipe makes me wish i liked shrimp!