Healthy Shrimp Fajita Stir-Fry Recipe with RightRice
RightRice (a Hungry Girl Favorite!) 1/3 cup dry: 180 calories, 2g total fat (0g sat fat), 150 - 390mg sodium, 30g carbs, 5g fiber, 0 - <1g sugars, 10g protein -- SmartPoints® value 4 - 5*
Goodbye, empty calories: Hello, RightRice! Powered by veggies like lentils, chickpeas, and peas, RightRice is nutritious, satisfying, and loaded with protein and fiber. And just when you thought it couldn’t get any better… It cooks up faster AND easier than traditional rice! We love the Original (ready to season your way) and the tasty pre-seasoned flavors: Lemon Pepper, Spanish, Garlic Herb, Thai Curry, and Cilantro Lime. The whole lineup is a pantry must-have!
1/4th of recipe: 302 calories, 3g total fat (<0.5g sat fat), 774mg sodium, 40.5g carbs, 7.5g fiber, 5g sugars, 26.5g protein
Green Plan SmartPoints® value 6*
Blue Plan (Freestyle™) SmartPoints® value 5*
Purple Plan SmartPoints® value 5*
Cook: 15 minutes
1 pouch Cilantro Lime RightRice
3 cups sliced bell peppers
2 cups sliced onions
1 tbsp. fajita seasoning
12 oz. (about 24) raw large shrimp, peeled, tails removed, deveined
Optional toppings: light sour cream, fresh cilantro
In a medium pot, bring 1 1/3 cups of water to a boil. Add RightRice. Once returned to a boil, cover and remove from heat. Let stand for 10 minutes.
Meanwhile, bring an extra-large skillet sprayed with nonstick spray to medium-high heat. Add peppers, onions, and 1 1/2 tsp. fajita seasoning. Cook and stir until veggies are slightly softened and lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Add shrimp and remaining 1 1/2 tsp. fajita seasoning. Cook and stir until veggies are tender and shrimp are cooked through, about 4 minutes.
Reduce heat to low. Add cooked RightRice to the skillet. Cook and stir until well mixed, about 2 minutes.
MAKES 4 SERVINGS
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