Shrimp And Creamy Spinach-feta Rice
Meal / Course: Main Dish, Side Dish
Rice Around the World: American
Main Ingredient: Fish/Seafood, Vegetables
Preparation Method: Quick and Easy
Award-Winning Recipes: Rice to the Rescue!
Servings: Makes 6 servings.
"Rice to the Rescue!" Recipe Contest Grand Prize Winner- Gloria Bradley
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/2 cup golden raisins
1/2 cup julienne strips red bell pepper
1 6-ounce package fresh baby spinach leaves
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 pound cooked, peeled, deveined medium shrimp, thawed if frozen
3 cups hot cooked medium or long grain white rice
1 cup crumbled feta cheese with basil & tomato (or plain)
Toasted pine nuts or sliced almonds (optional)
Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add raisins and bell pepper; saute 1 minute. Add spinach, salt and pepper; toss until spinach is just wilted. Add shrimp; saute 30 seconds. Add hot rice and feta cheese. Toss all ingredients until heated through and cheese is soft and creamy. Top with toasted nuts, if desired.
|% Daily Value *|
|Total Fat 11 g||17 %|
|Cholesterol 74 mg||25 %|
|Sodium 540 mg||23 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 36 g||12 %|
|Dietary Fiber 4 g||16 %|
|Protein 15 g||30 %|
|* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.