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Garlic Shrimp and Rice

My son's favorite food is shrimp, so I'm always looking for quick and simple ways to make it. In this recipe, sometimes I use garlic salt instead of minced garlic cloves and salt. —Julie Trani, Chesapeake, Virginia
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup instant brown rice
  • 1 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-fat butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 package (6 ounces) fresh baby spinach

Directions

  • Cook rice according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook the shrimp, garlic and salt in butter and oil for 1 minute. Add spinach. Cover and cook until shrimp turn pink and spinach is wilted. Stir in rice.
Editor's Note
This recipe was tested with Land O'Lakes light stick butter.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 290 calories, 14g fat (4g saturated fat), 149mg cholesterol, 687mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 22g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2-1/2 fat, 1 starch.

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