Spiced Shrimps Pilau Recipe

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Spiced Shrimps Pilau
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  1. In a large bowl combine shrimp, gingerroot, coriander, five-spice powder, paprika, cumin, and turmeric. Cover, let stand at room temperature while preparing rice.
  2. In a large saucepan heat margarine or butter and oil till margarine or butter is melted.
  3. Add onion, garlic, and chili pepper. Cook till onion is tender, about 5 minutes.
  4. Add rice and chicken broth. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 10 minutes or till rice is nearly done.
  5. Stir in shrimp mixture. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Cook, covered, about 5 minutes more or till shrimp turn pink and rice is tender.
  6. To serve, spoon onto a serving platter. Garnish with green onions and cilantro, if desired.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 169.41 Kcal (709 kJ)
Calories from fat 138.63 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.4g 24%
Cholesterol 12.08mg 4%
Sodium 355.4mg 15%
Potassium 57.44mg 1%
Total Carbs 6.51g 2%
Sugars 0.24g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0.32g 1%
Protein 1.76g 4%
Vitamin C 5.4mg 9%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 5%
Iron 0.2mg 1%
Calcium 10.5mg 1%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 234.65 Kcal (982 kJ)
Calories from fat 192.01 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21.33g 24%
Cholesterol 16.74mg 4%
Sodium 492.26mg 15%
Potassium 79.56mg 1%
Total Carbs 9.01g 2%
Sugars 0.33g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0.44g 1%
Protein 2.44g 4%
Vitamin C 7.4mg 9%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 5%
Iron 0.3mg 1%
Calcium 14.5mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 4.6
  • 5

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol,
  • sugar free

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