Avocado Lime Rice with Grilled Shrimp


• 2 cups (500 mL) Minute Rice Premium Long Grain White Rice
• 1 ripe avocado, peeled, pitted and mashed
• 2 tbsp (30 mL) lime juice
• 1 tsp (5 mL) ground cumin
• 1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt, divided
• 2 tbsp (30 mL) chopped fresh cilantro or parsley, divided
• 20 peeled and de-veined frozen shrimp, thawed (U 16-20)
• 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil
• 1 tbsp (15 mL) minced garlic
• 2 tsp (10 mL) lime zest


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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