Criollo Shrimp

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(9) 6 Reviews
Prep Time
15
min.
Total Time
25
min.
Servings

4 servings

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  • Cook onion, red pepper and gingerroot in dressing in large skillet on medium-high heat 5 min. or until onion is tender.
  • Stir in mustard, annatto and cumin until blended.
  • Add shrimp; cook 3 to 5 min. or until shrimp turn pink and are cooked through. Serve over rice.

Special Extra

Criollo shrimp can be found on every island in the Caribbean and in as many variations. Add 2 tsp. chopped Scotch Bonnet peppers like they do in the Dominican Republic or 1 can (14-1/2 oz.) diced tomatoes, like they do in Puerto Rico!

How to Butterfly Shrimp

Peel and devein shrimp by cutting about three fourths of the way into flesh, without cutting all the way through along its outer curve just deep enough to see vein. Peel back shell under running water, loosening vein with fingers. Lay peeled shrimp on flat surface and flatten it open.

Great at Parties

Prepare as directed, omitting the rice. Spear each shrimp with a toothpick and place on a platter for your guests to pass and enjoy!

Servings

  • 4 servings

Healthy Living

  • Low calorie
  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious

Diet Exchange

  • 2 Starch
  • 2 Meat (VL)
  • 1-1/2 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

Looking for a new and delicious way to serve shrimp? Try this low calorie main dish that provides vitamin C from the red pepper.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 300
% Daily Value
Total fat 10g
Saturated fat 1.5g
Cholesterol 130mg
Sodium 770mg
Carbohydrate 30g
Dietary fiber 2g
Sugars 4g
Protein 20g
   
Vitamin A 20 %DV
Vitamin C 50 %DV
Calcium 8 %DV
Iron 20 %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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  • tpflench |

    The flavor was amazing! It is hard to believe that something this easy can taste this good. We are watching our carbs, so we didn't have it with rice, and we still loved it.

  • cwinder |

  • preludepixie |

    Awesome! I LOVED it! I'm always looking for new ways to make shrimp that not Italian or Chinese. I added a can of tomatoes to it. This is definately going to be made again VERY shortyly!

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