Venezuelan Shrimp Meal Recipe

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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.

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Servings: 4


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  • 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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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 278g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 377  
Calories from Fat 144 38%
Total Fat 16.05g 20%
Saturated Fat 2.49g 10%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 175mg 58%
Sodium 597mg 25%
Potassium 354mg 10%
Total Carbs 30.61g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1.5g 5%
Sugars 4.91g 3%
Protein 26.08g 42%


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