Healthy Shrimp & Coconut Rice + More Skillet Dinner Recipes

Oct 12 2021
HG tip: Mix brown rice with cauliflower rice to give it a major boost in texture and satisfaction! This flavorful skillet recipe is a dinner for two you'll want to make three or more times…

Hungry Girl's Healthy Creamy Coconut Rice with Shrimp Recipe

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1/2 of recipe: 268 calories, 6g total fat (3g sat. fat), 740mg sodium, 31g carbs, 4.5g fiber, 4g sugars, 21g protein

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Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes


6 oz. (about 18) raw medium shrimp, peeled, deveined, tails removed

1/2 tsp. garlic powder, divided

1/4 tsp. + 1/8 tsp. salt, divided

Dash cayenne pepper

2 cups frozen riced cauliflower

1 cup cooked brown rice

1/2 cup canned lite coconut milk

1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro, or more for topping

1 tsp. lime juice


Bring a skillet sprayed with nonstick spray to medium heat. Add shrimp, 1/4 tsp. garlic powder, 1/8 tsp. salt, and cayenne pepper. Cook for about 2 minutes per side, until fully cooked. Transfer to a bowl or plate.

Remove skillet from heat; clean, if needed. Respray, and bring to medium-high heat. Add cauliflower and brown rice. Cook until hot, about 3 minutes.

Add coconut milk, remaining 1/4 tsp. garlic powder, and remaining 1/4 tsp. salt. Cook until coconut milk is bubbling, about 1 minute. Reduce heat to low, and return shrimp to the skillet. Cook and stir until hot, about 1 minute.

Stir in cilantro and lime juice.


HG Tip: Steam-in-bag varieties are great for brown rice in a hurry. Look for shelf-stable and frozen versions.

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