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Shrimp with Green Beans

Spicy green beans and shrimp with lime.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. In medium bowl pour olive oil, salt, red pepper flakes, cilantro, juice from 1 lime, red onion, and 3 cloves of garlic, mix well.
  2. Clean, peel, and devein shrimp; place in premade mixture, marinate for 15-20 minutes.
  3. Wash and trim green beans. Place in steamer, steam on low for 10 minutes. Remove from steamer and place to the side.
  4. Chop almonds into small pieces and place in a medium skillet. Heat until golden add 1tbs olive oil, garlic, green beans, and red pepper flake, heat through and toss. Place on serving platter.
  5. Add shrimp to skillet over low-medium heat cook until pink. Pour cooked shrimp over green beans. Squeeze juice from 1 lime over top.
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I left out the nuts, and added green chili's. yum.
02 Aug 11 by member: mrsdragonfly
Loved it, loved it, loved it! Perfect summer dish. Try and serve it cold!
28 Jun 11 by member: derrissa
this was excellent. i used 2 tsp red pepper flakes in marinade and added only 1/2 tsp to green beans. i served with/over brown rice pilaf. will definitely make again!
27 Jun 11 by member: riverroadsgirl
I loved this. i left out the nuts, added a bit more lime and a jar of chopped greeen chillis. Served it with whole wheat pasta and it was great.
29 Jul 09 by member: mrsdragonfly

     
 

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Nutrition summary:

There are 300 calories in 1 serving of Shrimp with Green Beans.
Calorie break-down: 46% fat, 19% carbs, 35% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories
300
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat
15.87g
20%
Saturated Fat
2.084g
10%
Trans Fat
-
Polyunsaturated Fat
2.784g
Monounsaturated Fat
9.967g
Cholesterol
172mg
57%
Sodium
882mg
38%
Total Carbohydrate
14.24g
5%
Dietary Fiber
4.9g
18%
Sugars
2.73g
Protein
27g
Vitamin D
4mcg
21%
Calcium
130mg
10%
Iron
4.39mg
24%
Potassium
555mg
12%
Vitamin A
104mcg
12%
Vitamin C
31.5mg
35%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
15%
of RDI*
(300 calories)
15% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (19%)
 
Fat (46%)
 
Protein (35%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories

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