Margarita Shrimp Stir-Fry

Turn frozen margarita mix into a mouth-watering marinade for shrimp.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 2

Ingredients

1/2
cup frozen (thawed) margarita mix
1
teaspoon grated lime peel
1/2
lb uncooked peeled deveined medium shrimp, thawed if frozen, tail shells removed
1
tablespoon butter or margarine
1/2
medium green bell pepper, cut into thin strips
1/2
medium red bell pepper, cut into thin strips
1
tablespoon finely chopped cilantro
1
cup uncooked instant white rice
1
cup water
  • 1 In small bowl, stir margarita mix and lime peel. Reserve 2 tablespoons mixture. Add shrimp to remaining mixture; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate 30 minutes.
  • 2 In 10-inch nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Cook green and red bell peppers in butter 2 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until crisp-tender.
  • 3 Remove shrimp from marinade; discard marinade. Stir shrimp into mixture in skillet. Cook 1 to 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until shrimp are pink and firm. Stir in reserved 2 tablespoons sauce and the cilantro. Cook until heated through.
  • 4 Meanwhile, cook rice in water as directed on package. Serve stir-fry over rice.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    380
    (
    Calories from Fat
    70),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    7g
    7%
    (Saturated Fat
    3 1/2g,
    3 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    175mg
    175%;
    Sodium
    860mg
    860%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    59g
    59%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    10g
    10%
    ),
    Protein
    22g
    22%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    45%;
    Vitamin C
    70%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    4
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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