Artichoke and shrimp pilaf

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PREP TIME

20 min

TOTAL TIME

40 min

Serves

4

Artichoke and shrimp pilaf

Artichoke and shrimp pilaf recipe. (Photo, Sian Richards.)

Make simple and flavourful meals the staple of your weeknight meals, starting with a satisfying bowl of shrimp, rice and vegetables.


Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 1 cup green peas
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 454-g pkg large frozen raw shrimp , thawed
  • 2 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1/2 398-mL can artichoke hearts , chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds , toasted
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice

Instructions

  • BOIL broth with rice in a large saucepan over medium-high. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, covered, until water is absorbed, 13 to 15 min. Remove from heat and stir in peas.
  • HEAT a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high. Add olive oil, then shrimp and garlic. Cook until shrimp turns pink, about 3 min. Remove from heat and stir in rice mixture, artichoke hearts, parsley and almonds. Drizzle with lemon juice.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 333,
  • Protein
  • 17 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 49 g,
  • Fat
  • 8 g,
  • Fibre
  • 5 g,
  • Sodium
  • 437 mg.
  • Good source of
  • Zinc