1 1/4 lb fresh or frozen large size shrimp
2 t chili powder
1/4 t salt
6 t vegetable or canola oil
4 C broccoli florets
1/2 C sweet red pepper strips
4 T water
2 T tahini (sesame seed paste)
2 gsrlic cloves minced
1/4 t crushed red pepper
1/8 t salt
1 8oz pkg of cooked whole grain brown rice
snipped fresh cilantro (optional)
Seared Shrimp & Broccoli bowls
- Thaw shrimp if frozen. Peel shrimp and pat dry. Sprinkle with chili powder and 1/4 t salt. In a large skillet heat 2 t oil over medium heat. Add shrimp; cook for 4 minutes or until opaque, turning once. Remove from skillet; cover and keep warm.
- In the same skillet combine broccoli, sweet peppers, and 2 T of water. Cook, covered, over medium heat for 6 minutes or until veggies are crisp-tender and brown. Stirring occasionally.
- Meanwhile for the dressing, remove 1/4 t and squeeze 2 T of a lime. In a small bowl whisk together the lime zest and the juice, remaining 4 t oil and 2 T water, tahini, garlic, crushed red pepper, and 1/8 t salt.
- Divide rice, shrimp, and veggies among bowls. Drizzle with dressing and if desired sprinkle with cilantro.