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Acapulco Shrimp

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ready in: 30-60 minutes
serves/makes:   4

recipe id: 7812
cook method: stovetop

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1 pound uncooked shrimp
1 1/4 cup water
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 onion, finely chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 green chile, finely chopped
3 tablespoons parsley, chopped
3 large tomatoes, chopped
2 tablespoons tomato paste
1 lime, juiced
1 dash salt and pepper


2 tablespoons parsley, chopped
lime wedges
boiled rice


Peel and devein shrimp. Reserve raw shrimp. Boil shells only for 15-20 minutes. Strain and reserve liquid. Saute onions, garlic, chili and parsley. Add tomatoes, tomato paste, lime juice, salt and pepper. Simmer for 10-15 until thickened. Add reserved shrimp liquid, simmer for 5 minutes. Add raw shrimp and cook until pink. Serve with rice and garnish with lime wedges and parsley.

added by smg330 (Sandra M)


217 calories, 8 grams fat, 12 grams carbohydrates, 25 grams protein per serving.
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