Shrimp Scampi with Rice

Looking for a sea-food based recipe for dinner? Then check out this shrimp and rice dish that’s made easily on a stove top in just 30 minutes.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 2

Ingredients

1
box (10 oz) frozen white & wild rice (with green beans)
1
teaspoon butter or margarine
1
teaspoon olive oil
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2
lb uncooked deveined peeled medium (31 to 35 count) shrimp
2
tablespoons dry white wine or chicken broth
1
tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon parsley flakes

  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, make rice as directed on box.
  • 2 In 8-inch skillet, heat butter, oil and garlic over medium-high heat until butter is melted. Add shrimp; cook and stir 3 to 4 minutes or until shrimp are pink. Stir in wine and parsley. Cook 1 minute.
  • 3 To serve, spoon rice onto serving platter; top with shrimp and juices from skillet.

Expert Tips

This scampi dish is high in iron, an important mineral that carries much-needed oxygen throughout your body. To make sure iron is easily absorbed, eat a vitamin C-containing food at the same time, like an orange, a tomato, some bell pepper or any berries.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
165mg
165%;
Sodium
830mg
830%;
Total Carbohydrate
25g
25%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
21g
21%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
30%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.