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Jamaican Coconut Shrimp and Cauliflower

Jamaican Coconut Shrimp and Cauliflower Rice

This flavor-rich Coconut Shrimp and Cauliflower Rice dish is a filling, healthy dinner!

 Prep Time 15 mins

 Cook Time 17 mins

 Total Time 32 mins

 Servings 2 servings, approx. 12 shrimp, 2 cups veggies each

 Calories 302 kcal

 

Ingredients

  • 24 raw medium shrimp, peeled, deveined, tails removed (approx. 12 oz.)

  • 2 tsp. mild Jamaican jerk seasoning

  • 2 tsp. extra-virgin organic coconut oil, divided use

  • 3 cups cauliflower rice

  • ¼ cup green onions, chopped

  • ¾ cup green (or red) bell pepper, chopped

  • ⅓ cup canned lite coconut milk

  • 1 Tbsp. fresh cilantro, chopped

  • 2 Tbsp. unsweetened shredded coconut

  • 2 wedges fresh lime (for garnish; optional)

 

Instructions

  1. Season shrimp with seasoning. Set aside.

  2. Heat 1 tsp. oil in a medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.

  3. Add cauliflower; cook, covered, stirring occasionally, for 4 to 6 minutes, or until cauliflower is tender. Set aside and cover to keep warm.

  4. Heat remaining 1 tsp. oil in a medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.

  5. Add green onions and bell pepper; cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 4 minutes.

  6. Add coconut milk; cook, stirring frequently, for 1 to 2 minutes, or until most of the coconut milk is absorbed.

  7. Add shrimp; cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 to 3 minutes, or until shrimp is firm and opaque.

  8. Evenly divide cauliflower rice between two serving plates. Evenly top with shrimp, cilantro, coconut, and lime wedges (if desired).

 

Recipe Notes

  • Cauliflower rice may be found at your favorite grocery store.

  • To make cauliflower rice, place half a medium head of cauliflower, cut into florets, in a food processor; pulse until cauliflower is cut into pieces about the size of rice. Repeat with the other half. Place cauliflower on cheesecloth (or a heavy-duty paper towel), in small batches; squeeze dry.

 

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts

Jamaican Coconut Shrimp and Cauliflower Rice

Amount Per Serving (1 serving)

Calories 302

Calories from Fat 144

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16g 25%

Saturated Fat 13g 65%

Cholesterol 214mg 71%

Sodium 1022mg 43%

Total Carbohydrates 15g 5%

Dietary Fiber 5g 20%

Sugars 5g

Protein 27g 54%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

source: Beachbody On Demand Blog

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