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Shrimp Coconut Rice with Mango Meal Prep

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FitMenCook

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.

Calories 370
Protein 28g
Fat 10g
Carbs 46g
Total Time 40 minutes

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Shrimp Coconut Rice Recipe

Ingredients

Shrimp & Coconut Rice with Mango
Ingredients for 5 servings

  • avocado oil spray
  • 2 lb jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • pinch(s) of sea salt & pepper
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil (or avocado oil)
  • 1 cup white onion, diced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon lime zest
  • 1 1/4 cup uncooked jasmine rice
  • 1 can (13.5oz) lite coconut milk
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup raw bell pepper, diced
  • 1 cup mango, diced
  • chopped cilantro to taste
Steps
  1. Set a nonstick skillet on high heat.  Once hot, spray with avocado oil and toss in shrimp.  As the shrimp cooks, lightly sprinkle in sea salt & pepper.  Once the shrimp is plump and turned pink/white, remove the shrimp from the skillet and place the skillet back on the heat.
  2. Reduce heat to medium, add oil, onion and ginger and sauté until the onions turn  SLIGHTLY brown and translucent, about 3 minutes.  Be careful not to burn the onions or ginger.
  3. Add jasmine rice and stir so that each grain of rice is covered in oil, onion and ginger and toast the rice for 2 minutes.
  4. Pour in coconut milk and water.  Bring it to light simmer, then cover and cook until the liquid has been fully absorbed by the rice, about 25 – 35 minutes.
  5. Remove the rice from the heat once it is cooked to your satisfaction, then stir in cooked shrimp, diced bell peppers and diced mango.  Pro-tip: chop up the shrimp so each bite has a bit of shrimp in it!
  6. Mix everything together and enjoy!

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Calories
370
Protein
28g
Fat
10g
Carbs
46g
Sodium
Fiber
1g
Sugar
7g
About the author

FitMenCook

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.