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Southwestern Stir-Fried Shrimp
January 1, 2013 at 1:59 PM

Southwestern Stir-Fried Shrimp from the Betty Crocker site!

Southwestern Stir-Fried Shrimp

You Need:

2
tablespoons lime juice
2
teaspoons cornstarch
1/2
teaspoon ground cumin
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1
lb uncooked deveined peeled large shrimp (about 24), thawed if frozen, tail shells removed
1
large yellow bell pepper, chopped (1 1/2 cups)
1
large red bell pepper, chopped (1 1/2 cups)
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1/3
cup Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

To Make:

  • 1In medium glass or plastic bowl, mix lime juice, cornstarch, cumin, salt and black pepper. Stir in shrimp. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour.
  • 2Heat 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add yellow and red bell peppers, onion, broth, garlic, red pepper and cilantro; cook and stir 2 minutes. Add shrimp mixture; cook and stir 3 to 4 minutes or until shrimp are pink and firm.

Tips:

Enhance the southwest flavor by serving with steamed fresh broccoli spears sprinkled with a little grated lime peel.

One medium lime will give you enough juice for this recipe.

Info: 

  • PREP TIME 20 Min
  • TOTAL TIME 1 Hr 20 Min
  • SERVINGS 6

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