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Coconut Lime Shrimp - Deliciously creamy shrimp cooked in an amazing coconut lime sauce and served over noodles or rice.
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Coconut Lime Shrimp

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WW Freestyle: 3
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Coconut Lime Shrimp - Deliciously creamy shrimp cooked in an amazing coconut lime sauce with tomatoes and peppers, and served over noodles or rice.
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Asian
Author: Katerina | Diethood

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 onion , diced
  • 3 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1 tomato , diced
  • 1 green pepper (poblano, jalapeno, etc...), cut into thin rounds
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 bag (16-ounces) medium shrimp, thawed, peeled and deveined
  • 1 lime , juiced + lime wedges for serving
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro or parsley , for serving
  • prepared pasta or rice , for serving
  • crushed red pepper , for garnish (optional)
  • grated parmesan cheese , for garnish (optional)

Instructions 

  • Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat.
  • Cook onion for 1 to 2 minutes, or until it begins to soften.
  • Stir in garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  • Add tomatoes and peppers; season with salt and ground pepper, and continue to cook for 2 to 3 minutes, or until tomatoes begin to soften.
  • Pour in the coconut milk and bring to a boil.
  • Add shrimp and continue to cook until shrimp are pink, about 4 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and stir in lime juice.
  • Spoon shrimp mixture over pasta or rice and sprinkle with cilantro.
  • Serve with lime wedges and a sprinkle of crushed red pepper OR grated parmesan cheese.
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