Almond Sesame Shrimp with Rice

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 3
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 482.7
  • Total Fat: 15.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 221.0 mg
  • Sodium: 483.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 50.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.2 g
  • Protein: 32.8 g

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This Thai-inspired creation adds a punch of fiber to a flavorful dish. This Thai-inspired creation adds a punch of fiber to a flavorful dish.
Number of Servings: 3


    For sauce:
    1/4 cup MaraNatha Almond Butter
    1/4 cup hot tap water
    1 teaspoon red pepper flakes (or to taste)
    1 tablespoon ground ginger root
    1 tablespoon canola oil
    1 clove garlic grated
    2 tablespoons, Natural Directions Organic Ginger Soy Sauce or any low-sodium soy sauce
    12 oz. steamed shrimp

    For plating:
    3 cups white or brown long-grained rice
    6 cups steamed broccoli (suggested side dish)
    1 tablespoon black Sesame seeds (optional)


Combine sauce ingredients. Heat to warm on stove or in microwave. Add steamed shrimp. Serve 1 cup of rice and 2 cups of broccoli per person. Top with 1/3 of shrimp with almond sauce. Garnish with 1 teaspoon of black Sesame seeds per person.

The Almond sauce is versatile and can be eaten with other meats or with vegetables. Sauce can be served hot or cold.

Number of Servings: 3

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ND774748.

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