Created by: TeresaS
Created on July 20, 2016
Categories: Dinner, Main Dish, Shellfish, Shrimp, Rice, White Rice, Mexican, Quick Meals, Cinco de Mayo, Weeknight Meals, Grill (Electric), Grilling (Outdoor), Stove Top, Gluten-Free, No Eggs, Non-Dairy, Herbs (more)
Chimichurri Shrimp With Cilantro Lime Rice
"I received this in our local Fred Meyer magazine...it sounds yummy."
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Prep Time: 20mPT20M
Cook Time: 30mPT30M
We really enjoyed this chimichurri shrimp and rice. We used some colossal-size shrimp and they made a beautiful presentation with the vibrant color of the parsley. The only change I made was to sub lime juice for the vinegar. Next time, I might use.... Read more
- FOR THE CHIMICHURRI SHRIMP
- 6 garlic cloves, minced
- Parsley, chopped (1 bunch)
- 2 tablespoons fresh oregano, chopped
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
- Salt and pepper, to taste
- 1 pound shrimp (peeled and deveined)
- FOR CILANTRO LIME RICE
- 1 1/2 cups chicken stock
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 90 grams dry rice (dry, 1 cup basmati rice)
- 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped
- 2 tablespoons lime juice
- 1 1/2 teaspoons lime zest
- 1 red pepper, small dice
What You Will Need
- Skewers, soaked in water for 30 minutes
Mix together first 6 ingredients, creating a chimichurri sauce.
Toss half of sauce with the shrimp and set half aside.
Thread the shrimp onto skewers and grill for 2-3 minutes per side, or until shrimp turn pearly and opaque (safe internal temperature 145°F).
For the cilantro lime rice, combine the chicken stock, garlic, salt and rice in a medium-sized pot.
Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, then reduce to a simmer.
Cover and simmer 20 minutes or until all liquid has been absorbed.
Stir in the cilantro, lime juice, zest and red pepper.
Top the cilantro lime rice with the cooked shrimp and finish with a drizzle of the remaining half of the chimichurri sauce. Serve immediately, refrigerating any leftovers.
- Serving Size: 1 (229.1 g)
- Calories 335.9
- Total Fat - 16.5 g
- Saturated Fat - 2.6 g
- Cholesterol - 171.8 mg
- Sodium - 1075.3 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 27 g
- Dietary Fiber - 2.4 g
- Sugars - 0.9 g
- Protein - 20.1 g
- Calcium - 114.2 mg
- Iron - 1.7 mg
- Vitamin C - 22.1 mg
- Thiamin - 0.1 mg