• Venezuelan Shrimp Meal

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    Venezuelan Shrimp Meal
    Prep: 15 min Cook: 10 min Servings: 4
    by RecipeKing
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    Venezuelan Shrimp Meal is an easy and quick 25 minute skillet casserole recipe for a type of stir-fried shrimp which is popular in South America, Mexico and Peru. Features include: Shrimp, bell peppers, ginger, cumin, annatto, Dijon mustard and white rice. Makes 4 servings and is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low sugars, low carbohydrates, diabetic friendly and Weight Watchers (7) PointsPlus recipe.


    • 1 Onion, sliced into thin rings
    • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
    • 1 tbsp finely chopped fresh gingerroot
    • 1/2 cup Italian salad dressing
    • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
    • 1 tsp ground annatto (turmeric may be used instead)
    • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
    • 1 lb large shrimp, cleaned, butterflied*
    • 2 cups hot cooked white rice


    1. Cook onion, red bell pepper and gingerroot in salad dressing in a large skillet over medium-high heat 5 minutes or until onion is tender.
    2. Stir in mustard, annatto or turmeric and cumin until blended.
    3. Add in the shrimp; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until shrimp turn pink and are cooked through. Serve over the rice.

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