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Mandarin-Almond Shrimp

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Mandarin-Almond Shrimp
  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 58 min
  • Servings 2
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Toasted almonds, mandarin oranges and snow pea pods accent this Asian-style baked shrimp 'n rice casserole.

Ingredients

1/2
pound fresh or frozen medium shrimp in shells
1
cup boiling water
1
cup sliced fresh mushrooms (3 ounces)
1/2
cup uncooked regular long-grain rice
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon ground ginger
1
small onion, thinly sliced
2
garlic cloves, finely chopped
1/2
cup whole almonds, toasted
1
can (11 ounces) mandarin orange segments, drained
1
package (6 ounces) frozen snow (Chinese) pea pods, thawed and drained
Soy sauce, if desired

Directions

  • 1 Peel shrimp. (If shrimp are frozen, do not thaw; peel in cold water.) Make a shallow cut lengthwise down back of each shrimp; wash out vein.
  • 2 Heat oven to 350°F. Mix water, mushrooms, rice, salt, ginger, onion, garlic and shrimp in ungreased square baking dish, 8x8x2 inches. Cover tightly and bake 35 to 40 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and shrimp are pink and firm.
  • 3 Stir in almonds, orange segments and pea pods. Cover and let stand about 3 minutes or until pea pods are hot. Serve with soy sauce.
Tips  

This is a great recipe for a chilly day. Serve with hot tea and fortune cookies.

Look for sliced mushrooms and chopped garlic in your grocery’s produce section.

Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
540
(
Calories from Fat
180
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
20 g
(
Saturated Fat
2 g
)
Cholesterol
105 mg
Sodium
730 mg
Potassium
1010 mg
Total Carbohydrate
73 g
(
Dietary Fiber
10 g
)
Protein
27 g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
70%
70%
Calcium
18%
18%
Iron
38%
38%
Exchanges:
4 Starch; 1 Fruit;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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