• prep: 10 min
  • cook: 50 min
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Summary

    Healthy Mexican Shrimp and Rice. Easy recipe that's full of spicy Mexican flavor! Juicy shrimp, brown rice, veggies, and beans make it an all-in-one meal.

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil (divided)
    • 1 pound medium shrimp (peeled and deveined (I use frozen shrimp, then thaw it))
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground chili powder (divided)
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder (divided)
    • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin (divided)
    • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt (divided)
    • 1 small yellow onion (chopped)
    • 2 small jalapenos (or 1 large jalapeno, core and seeds discarded, diced)
    • 2 red bell peppers (cored and chopped)
    • 1 teaspoon oregano
    • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
    • 1 can reduced sodium black beans — (15 ounces, rinsed and drained)
    • 1 cup long-grain brown rice (do not use short grain or instant, as it will become mushy)
    • 2 cans diced tomatoes in green chiles, such as Rotel (10-ounce cans, 20 ounces total)
    • 1 1/2 cups water
    • 3 medium green onions (chopped)
    • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro (plus additional for serving)
    • 1 lime (cut into wedges)
    • additional sliced jalapeno
    • sour cream or plain Greek yogurt
    • diced avocado

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 226 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 6 g 9.86%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 4.5%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 581 mg 24.21%
    • Calcium: 81 mg 8.06%
    • Potassium: 531 mg 15.18%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 15.68%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 36 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 9 g 37.8%
    • Sugar: 3 g
    • Protein: 8 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 13.07%
    • Vitamin C 19.63%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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