Recipe: Orange Shrimp with Vegetable Rice

I have a secret for turning classics into exciting new dishes: trade chicken for shrimp. While orange chicken has donned our dining room tables and takeout boxes as long as we can remember, orange shrimp is a refreshing twist on this old favorite. Packed with selenium and vitamin b12, shrimp is a stellar choice for low-calorie protein.

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Orange Shrimp with Vegetable Rice

Original # of Servings: 1

Total Time: 21 minutes

Active Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • shrimp – 4 ounce
  • frozen mixed vegetables – 8 tablespoon
  • white rice – 4 tablespoon
  • orange juice – 1 1/2 teaspoon
  • teriyaki sauce – 3/4 teaspoon
  • extra virgin olive oil – 3/8 teaspoon

Directions

  1. Defrost mixed vegetables.
  2. Bring pot of water to boil. Add rice cooking 10 minutes.
  3. Lower heat on rice. Stir in vegetables keeping warm.
  4. Blend orange juice with teriyaki sauce.
  5. Peel shrimp. Tails can remain on if desired.
  6. Heat olive oil in pan on high heat. Stir in shrimp 3 minutes.
  7. Add teriyaki mixture. Stir until sauce thickens 2-3 minutes.
  8. Remove shrimp from heat.
  9. Portion vegetable rice. Top with shrimp.

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