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Gluten Free

Honey Curry Shrimp Skewers w Brown Rice & Grilled Vegetable Salad

recipes:
  • Gluten Free
  • Seafood
  • Nutritious Start
  • Grill
  • Brown
  • 30 - 45 MIN
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  • Servings
    6
  • Prep
    30–45 min
  • Fresh

    Fresh

About This Dish

Calling all shrimp lovers (and their families)! Here’s a recipe that combines so many wonderful flavors in one dish, from shrimp and edamame to curry powder and honey.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup  UNCLE BEN’S® Whole Grain Brown Rice
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 pound 31-40 size peeled and deveined shrimp
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped cilantro (divided)
  • 8 10-12" wooden skewers (soaked in water)
  • 1 red bell pepper seeded, cored and cut into four pieces
  • 1 large zucchini cut into long flat strips
  • 1/2 red onion cut into slices (but not separated into rings)
  • 1 cup shelled edamame beans
  • 1/2 cup toasted slivered almonds
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup prepared sesame vinaigrette dressing

Instructions

  1. Toss shrimp with melted butter, honey, curry powder, 1 tablespoon salt, half of the cilantro and mix well.
  2. Assemble skewers with shrimp, placing 5-6 shrimp on each skewer to make about 6 skewers.
  3. Once skewers are assembled, set aside and refrigerate.
  4. Toss bell pepper and zucchini strips in olive oil.
  5. Cook rice with 1 tablespoon butter according to package instructions.
  6. While rice is cooking, grill bell pepper, zucchini, and onion on preheated outdoor grill. Cook until vegetables are lightly charred, blistered and softened.
  7. Chop vegetables into bite size pieces and toss with rice, edamame, toasted almonds, remaining cilantro and sesame dressing.
  8. Season rice salad with 1 teaspoon salt and 1 teaspoon black pepper. Mix well and set aside.
  9. Cook shrimp skewers on grill until shrimp turn pink and have curled up. Shrimp should be slightly charred and caramelized.
  10. Serve 1 skewer per person with rice salad.

Nutrition

Amount per serving (6 total)

Calories: 550
Total Fat: 22g 34%
Saturated Fat: 6g 30%
Trans Fat: 0
Sodium: 1280mg 53%
Carbohydrates: 46g 15%
Dietary Fiber: 5g 20%
Sugars: 14g
Protein: 24g
 
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