Sunday, June 1, 2008

Garlic & Lime Shrimp With Spanish Rice

Hey Ladies,

I found this great recipe in last Sunday's paper and thought I'd share with you all. I love cooking quick, simple and easy meals throughout the week as I hate being in the kitchen. This meal was very simple to make and right up my alley. Plus DH loved it, so I can't complain. Enjoy!

4 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Marinate time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes

1 1/4 lbs. uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 tbsp. plus 1 tsp. lime juice
2 tbsp. chopped garlic
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 cup of sour cream
1 to 2 tsp. hot pepper sauce
1 tsp. grated lime peel (optional)
2 tbsp. bertolli classico olive oil
1 package Knorr Fiesta Sides-Spanish Rice prepared according to package directions.
chopped fresh cilantro or parsley (optional

Combine shrimp, 2 tablespoons lime juice, garlic and salt in a large bowl. Cover and marinate in refrigerator 15 minutes.

Meanwhile, blend sour cream, remaining 1 teaspoon of lime juice, hot pepper sauce and lime peel in a small bowl; set aside.

Remove shrimp from marinade, discarding marinade. Heat olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and cook shrimp 4 minutes, or until shrimp turn pink, stirring ocassionally.

To serve, arrange shrimp and prepared Knorr Fiesta Sides Spanish Rice on a serving platter. Serve with sour cream mixture, lime wedges and sprinkle with cilantro.

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