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Garlic Butter Shrimp and Rice - Garlic Butter lends an amazing flavor to this speedy and incredibly delicious meal with Shrimp and Rice. Get the recipe on diethood.com

Garlic Butter Shrimp and Rice

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Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Garlic Butter lends an amazing flavor to this speedy and incredibly delicious dish with Shrimp and Rice.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Asian
Servings: 4 serves
Calories: 341


  • 1 cup Minute rice (you can use dry rice, as well, just cook it prior to starting this recipe)
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 12 to 16 ounces extra large shrimp, peeled, deveined
  • 1/4 cup low fat shredded parmesan cheese
  • 3 tablespoons skim milk
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste
  • shredded parmesan cheese for garnish, optional


  • Prepare rice according to the directions on the box.
  • In a large skillet, melt butter over medium-heat.
  • Add garlic and cook for 3 minutes, or until lightly browned, stirring very frequently. Do not burn the garlic.
  • Stir in the shrimp and cook for 2 minutes, or until they turn pink, stirring frequently.
  • Add prepared rice to the skillet and mix until well combined.
  • Add cheese, milk, parsley, salt and pepper; mix and stir for 1 to 2 minutes, or until creamy and heated through.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Garnish with parmesan cheese.
  • Serve.


Nutrition Facts
Garlic Butter Shrimp and Rice
Amount Per Serving (4 ounces)
Calories 341 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Saturated Fat 11g55%
Cholesterol 265mg88%
Sodium 914mg38%
Potassium 105mg3%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 0g0%
Protein 21g42%
Vitamin A 755IU15%
Vitamin C 6.8mg8%
Calcium 223mg22%
Iron 3.3mg18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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