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Achiote Shrimp Skillet

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4 servings, 1 cup each

This Yucatan-style shrimp skillet gets its robust regional taste from annatto paste.

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  • Mix annato paste and dressing. Reserve 2 Tbsp.; pour remaining over shrimp in shallow glass dish. Turn to coat both sides of each shrimp. Refrigerate 30 min. to marinate.
  • Heat large skillet on medium-high heat. Add reserved dressing mixture. Drain shrimp; discard marinade. Add shrimp to skillet; cook 1 min. Add remaining ingredients; cook 4 to 5 min. or until vegetables are crisp-tender and shrimp turn pink, stirring frequently.

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Serving Suggestion

Serve with your favorite hot cooked rice and a mixed green salad tossed with your favorite KRAFT Dressing.

Food Facts

Achiote seed, a musky-flavored seed of the annatto tree, is available either whole or ground. It is also referred to as annatto and is often used in paste or powder form adding both flavor and a warm yellow red color to recipes.


  • 4 servings, 1 cup each

Healthy Living

  • Low calorie
  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious
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  • Carb Choices: 1/2 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 1 Vegetable
  • 4 Meat (L)
  • 1/2 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

This low-calorie one-pan dish is not only full of flavor but it also provides a good source of vitamin C from the peppers.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings, 1 cup each
Calories 220
Total fat 9g
Saturated fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 230mg
Sodium 840mg
Carbohydrate 8g
Dietary fiber 2g
Sugars 5g
Protein 28g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 20 %DV
Vitamin C 50 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 25 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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