RICE WITH SHRIMP

DSC_0814I enjoy making easy recipes, to help us prepare a delicious meal that does not require a lot of time when doing them.Exclusively for you at home who need quick recipes I made this delicious rice with shrimp that is full of flavor, it is very easy to make and is ideal to serve on special occasions like birthday parties.
Made with ingredients you usually have in the house, and very economical.
I invite you to prepare the rice and give me your opinion.
Enjoy it.

INGREDIENTS

11/2 cup uncooked parboiled rice
1 cup chopped onion
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 pound medium shrimp, clean and deveined
1/2 cup chopped green onions
1/2 cup finely chopped cilantro
3 cups water
1 teaspoon Old Bay season
1 teaspoon paprika
1 small bag of frozen mix peas and carrots
salt and pepper to taste

DIRECTIONS

In a saucepan heat 1 teaspoon of oil, add onion and garlic, sprinkle with a little salt and cook for 3 minutes, add the rice, paprika and old bay season, stir well.
Add mixed vegetables, green onions and shrimp, stir well. Season with salt and pepper, add the water, stir and cover the pan, lower the heat and let it cook for 20 minutes.
After 20 minutes turn off the heat and let the rice stand for 10 minutes.
Add the cilantro before serving.

This recipe makes 8 servings.

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 33 minutes
Level of the recipe: Easy
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BROCCOLI AND SHRIMP

Whenever I can I like to share with you recipes fast, easy and with ingredients we usually have in the pantry or refrigerator.
This is that sort of recipes perfect for a quick lunch because it only takes 30 from start to finish.
Seasoned in a balanced way, so that the whole family to enjoy.
Shrimp cooked just right and crunchy vegetables, definitely the perfect pair.
I invite you to enjoy this dish.

INGREDIENTS

2 pounds of peeled and deveined shrimp
2 heads of broccoli cut into flowers
1 cup of slice red pepper
1/2 red onion, cut into julienne
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
1/2 cup water
1/2 teaspoon olive oil
juice of 1/2 lemon
1/2 cup chopped parsley
Salt and pepper to taste

DIRECTIONS

In a skillet heat oil and add onion, red pepper, garlic, salt, pepper, stir and add the broccoli and worcestershire sauce.
Add water and cook the vegetables for 8 minutes.

In a bowl season shrimp with salt, pepper and old bay seasoning.

Add shrimp to vegetables and stir well, cover the pan and cook 3 more minutes.

Before serving, sprinkle with lemon juice and parsley.

Serve immediately accompanied by mashed potatoes if desired.

Makes 6 servings.

Preparation time 30 minutes.

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SHRIMP SALAD

Suddenly your husband comes for lunch?

Well this has happened to me too.
The first thing I do is check what I have in the pantry and refrigerator, believe it or not sometimes we buy things and forget about them, then try to link the products I’m sure I can get to make a quick and delicious lunch.
And so was born this salad, with only 15 minutes to see what to do because my husband was coming to lunch.
The most important thing was that he was delighted and happy. Easy, healthy and delicious nothing else to ask.

INGREDIENTS

20 peeled and deveined medium shrimp
3 cups mixed lettuce
1 cup sliced ​​hearts of palm
1 / 2 cup marinated artichokes
1 cup grated carrot 1 cup water
1 / 4 cup chopped toasted walnuts
salt and pepper to taste

DIRECTIONS

In a bowl place the shrimp add salt and pepper, water and cover with plastic, make an incision in the center and cook in microwave for 3 minutes.

Assemble the salad by placing the lettuce, carrots, hearts of palm and artichokes.

Place the shrimp on top with nuts and drizzle with your favorite dressing.

Prep time 10 minutes.

Serves 2 people.

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SHRIMP WONTON WITH TOMATO SAUCE

This is my attempt to make something that I love Asian food in a very different way.

And my family loves it.

INGREDIENTS

FOR THE WONTON:

1 packet Wonton Wrappers.
1 pound of shrimp peeled and deveined
salt and pepper to taste

DIRECTIONS

Place the shrimp in a bowl and add salt, pepper.
Then follow these steps:

1. Place a wonton wrapper in a diamond shape and position the shrimp in the bottom corner.
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2.Starts to close from outside to inside, leaving an inch before the end.
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3.Take it to the lower ends by forming a closure as a Tortellini.
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Fry in vegetable oil at 335 degrees until golden brown.

FOR THE TOMATO SAUCE


INGREDIENTS

3 dice tomatoes
3 tablespoons of ketchup
2 minced garlic cloves
1 cup of chopped onion
1/2 cup of chopped cilantro
1 teaspoon of dried oregano
1/2 cup of warn water
salt and pepper to taste
1 teaspoon of vegetal oil

DIRECTIONS

In a hot pan, cook onion, oregano, tomato and garlic. It is important to let it cook until the tomato is completely soft.
Add water, ketchup, salt, pepper and simmer for 10 minutes over low heat.
Remove from heat, sprinkle the cilantro.

This recipe makes 50 wonton.

Makes 4 to 6 people.

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GARLIC SHRIMP

Who said the this dish is hard to make?
We can enjoy the best gourmet food at home without any complication.
INGREDIENTS
1/2 pound of shrimp peeled and deveined
4 cloves garlic minced
1/2 cup chopped cilantro
1/2 cup julienne onion
1/2 cup red pepper into thin strips
3 tablespoons butter
half a lemon zest
the juice of half lemon
salt and pepper to taste.
DIRECTIONS
Salt and pepper the shrimp.
In a saucepan over low heat melt the butter and add the onion and red pepper.
Once already softened, add garlic and shrimp let them cook until the shrimp take a pink color, immediately add the zest and lemon juice.
Remove from heat and sprinkle with cilantro.
serve and enjoy.

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SPAGHETTI AND SHRIMP IN LIGHT TOMATO SAUCE

Let me tell you it’s a light sauce because it does not contain any kind of cream and is an excellent choice for dinner, you will not have that sensation the ate too much.
INGREDIENTS
1 package of spaghetti pasta
2 diced tomatoes
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped cilantro
1 teaspoon oil
1 teaspoon butter
1 tablespoon ketchup
1/2 cup pasta water
the juice of half lemon
salt and pepper to taste
DIRECTIONS
Cook pasta according package directions.
In a skillet heat oil over medium heat and add butter, saute onion, tomatoes and oregano, add a pinch of salt let it cook until the tomatoes are softened and released their juices.
Followed add the ketchup, water and the shrimp, cook until they are pink in color on both sides, season generously ( try to corroborated the seasoning ) and add the lemon juice finally gently toss the pasta and sprinkle with cilantro before serving.Versión en español CLICK AQUI

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