February 28, 2007

Shrimp Fajita

Posted in recipes at 5:02 am by virtualhealthyliving

shrimp fajitas

-1/4 c instant brown rice

-1/2 can black beans, drained and heated

-1/2 tbsp canola or other cooking oil

-1 medium onion, sliced

-Bell peppers, chopped into pieces

-2 cloves garlic, chopped

-8oz shrimp, defrosted

-Cayenne pepper

-1/2 tsp cumin

-salt and pepper

-1/2 avacado, thinly sliced

-1 whole wheat tortilla, warmed

Directions: Cook the brown rice according to the directions on the box. Then add the black beans. Heat the oil in a large saute pan over high heat.  Add the onion slices, the bell pepper pieces and the chopped garlic, and cook 5 to 7 minutes, until vegetables begin to brown.  Mix in the shrimp and spices and cook for another 3 minutes, until the shrimp are pink and firm. Serve with rice and black beans, with the avacodo and all wrapped in the tortilla.

602 calories, 42 g protein

71 g carb. , 22.5 g fat

15 g fiber


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