Mandarin-Almond Shrimp

Mandarin-Almond Shrimp

Toasted almonds, mandarin oranges and snow pea pods accent this Asian-style baked shrimp 'n rice casserole.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

58

Minutes

Makes

2

servings

1/2
pound fresh or frozen medium shrimp in shells
1
cup boiling water
1
cup sliced fresh mushrooms (3 ounces)
1/2
cup uncooked regular long-grain rice
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon ground ginger
1
small onion, thinly sliced
2
garlic cloves, finely chopped
1/2
cup whole almonds, toasted
1
can (11 ounces) mandarin orange segments, drained
1
package (6 ounces) frozen snow (Chinese) pea pods, thawed and drained
Soy sauce, if desired
  1. Peel shrimp. (If shrimp are frozen, do not thaw; peel in cold water.) Make a shallow cut lengthwise down back of each shrimp; wash out vein.
  2. Heat oven to 350°F. Mix water, mushrooms, rice, salt, ginger, onion, garlic and shrimp in ungreased square baking dish, 8x8x2 inches. Cover tightly and bake 35 to 40 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and shrimp are pink and firm.
  3. Stir in almonds, orange segments and pea pods. Cover and let stand about 3 minutes or until pea pods are hot. Serve with soy sauce.
Makes 2 servings
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Serve With
This is a great recipe for a chilly day. Serve with hot tea and fortune cookies.
Time Saver
Look for sliced mushrooms and chopped garlic in your grocery’s produce section.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 540
    • (Calories from Fat 180 ),
  • Total Fat 20 g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 g,),
  • Cholesterol 105 mg;
  • Sodium 730 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 73 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 10 g,
  • Protein 27 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 4 Starch;
    • 1 Fruit;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.