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Texas Lemon Shrimp Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jerry Smyth

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 small onion, thinly sliced and separated into rings (onion haters may ignore this item)
½ cup sweet red pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil
⅓ cup water
2 tablespoons lemon juice
4 garlic cloves, minced
1-3 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
¼ teaspoon salt
2 pounds uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 tablespoons cold water
Hot cooked rice, optional

Directions:
Directions:
In a large skillet, sauté onion and red pepper in oil until tender. Stir in the water, lemon juice, garlic, Cajun seasoning, lemon peel and salt. Add shrimp; cook and stir until shrimp turn pink.

Combine corn starch and cold water until smooth; stir into shrimp mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for one minute or until thickened. Serve over rice if desired.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8-10
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Nutritional Facts: One serving (1/2 cup shrimp mixture, calculated without rice0 equals 164 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 172 mg cholesterol, 301 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 23 g protein.

Wine: Light-bodied White Wine; Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

 

 

 

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