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Smoked Piquillo Shrimp over Cilantro Rice

Smoked Piquillo Shrimp over Cilantro Rice
Servings:
4
Total Time:
30 minutes

Cooking Sequence

  • Prepare rice (5 minutes)
  • Prepare shrimp and complete rice; serve (25 minutes)

Smoked Piquillo Shrimp

Ingredients

2 links cured chorizo sausage (3 1/2 oz), sliced
4 cloves fresh garlic, thinly sliced
1 large onion, thinly sliced
7 oz piquillo (or roasted red) peppers, sliced
3 limes for juice, divided
2 tablespoons blackening seasoning
2 teaspoons smoked paprika
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons canola oil, divided
2 tablespoons molasses
1 1/2 lb large peeled/deveined shrimp, thawed

Prep

  • Slice chorizo (1 cup), garlic, onion, and peppers.
  • Squeeze limes for juice (3 tablespoons).

Steps

  1. Combine in large bowl: blackening seasoning, paprika, salt, pepper, 2 tablespoons lime juice, 1 tablespoon oil, and molasses. Stir in shrimp and peppers; cover and let stand 5–10 minutes to marinate.
  2. Preheat large sauté pan on medium 2–3 minutes. Place 1 tablespoon oil in pan, then add garlic, onions, and chorizo; cook 2–3 minutes or until onions are soft and chorizo has browned.
  3. Add shrimp and peppers mixture; cook 2–3 minutes and just until shrimp turn pink and opaque. Add remaining 1 tablespoon lime juice over shrimp. Serve shrimp over rice.

Cilantro Rice

Ingredients

2 cups water
1 bunch fresh cilantro, coarsely chopped
1 cup white rice
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Steps

  1. Bring water to boil for rice. Chop cilantro (about 1 cup).
  2. Prepare rice following package instructions.
  3. Fluff rice with fork. Stir in salt, pepper, and cilantro; serve.

Aprons Advice

  • Complete your meal with a fresh salad blend, Cuban bread, and cherry strudel for dessert.
  • The shrimp recipe makes a great appetizer. Serve it on toasted Cuban bread and don’t forget the hot pepper sauce.
  • If you don’t have smoked paprika, you can substitute 2 teaspoons traditional paprika and 1/2 teaspoon liquid smoke.

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Smoked Piquillo Shrimp

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 430kcal; FAT 17.00g; SAT FAT 2.50g; TRANS FAT 0.00g; CHOL 330mg; SODIUM 1470mg; CARB 25g; FIBER 2.00g; SUGARS 14g; PROTEIN 45g; CALC 15%; VIT A 40%; VIT C 70%; IRON 30%

Cilantro Rice

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 190kcal; FAT 0.00g; SAT FAT 0.00g; TRANS FAT 0.00g; CHOL 0mg; SODIUM 75mg; CARB 40g; FIBER 1.00g; SUGARS 0g; PROTEIN 4g; CALC 2%; VIT A 6%; VIT C 2%; IRON 10%

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