Spicy Garlic Shrimp

Spicy Garlic Shrimp

This recipe kicks! The flavor is just as daring as you are, heady from the generous use of garlic and a touch of red pepper.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

21

Minutes

Makes

8

servings

1/4
cup vegetable oil
6
large garlic cloves, finely chopped
2
pounds uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
2
large carrots, cut into julienne strips (2 cups)
1/2
teaspoon crushed red pepper (flakes), if desired
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro
Hot cooked rice, if desired
  1. Heat large skillet or wok over medium-high heat. Add oil; rotate skillet to coat side.
  2. Add garlic; stir-fry 1 minute. Add shrimp; stir-fry 1 minute. Add carrots and red pepper flakes; stir-fry about 3 minutes or until shrimp are pink and firm and carrots are crisp-tender. Stir in cilantro.
  3. Serve over rice.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
Parsley makes a good stand-in for the cilantro.
Time Saver
All chopped out? Use chopped garlic from a jar to save time!

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 100
    • (Calories from Fat 45 ),
  • Total Fat 5 g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 g,),
  • Cholesterol 105 mg;
  • Sodium 130 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 3 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1 g,
  • Protein 12 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 1 1/2 Lean Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.