Avocado Lime Rice with Grilled Shrimp
Why I Love This Recipe
This recipe combines veggies, grains, and protein for a meal that is ready in just over a half hour (including prep), and serves four.
Ingredients You'll Need
• 3 cups (750 mL) broccoli florets
• 3 cups (750 mL) cauliflower florets
• 2 carrots, sliced
• 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil
• 2 cloves garlic, minced
• 1 tsp (5 mL) dried oregano
• 1 tsp (5 mL) paprika
• 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
• 1/4 tsp (1 mL) pepper
• 2 cups (500 mL) Minute Rice Premium Whole Grain Brown Rice
• 1 cup (250 mL) lentils, drained and rinsed (optional)
• 1 tbsp (15 mL) chopped fresh chives or parsley
Step 1: Cook rice according to package directions. Meanwhile mix avocado with lime juice, cumin and half the salt and half the cilantro or parsley. Stir into rice.
Step 2: Meanwhile, preheat grill to high, grease grate well. Toss shrimp with oil, garlic, lime zest and remaining salt. Thread evenly onto metal or soaked wooden skewers. Grill skewers, for 2 to 3 minutes per side or until shrimp start to curl and turn pink.
Step 3: Serve rice with shrimp skewers. Garnish with remaining cilantro or parsley.
Nutrition Facts. Per 1/4 recipe: Calories 240, Fat 13g, Cholesterol 40mg, Sodium 460mg, Carbohydrates 24g, Fibre 2g, Sugars 0g, Protein 7g
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