Shrimp and Rice Patties with Creamy Cilantro Sauce
Not just delicious, shrimp is an excellent natural source of healthy omega-3s. And this mildly spicy recipe is sure to delight.
- 1 cup chopped cilantro leaves
- 1 (16-ounce) container light sour cream
- 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded
- 1 1/2 tsp salt, divided
- 3 cups cooked medium or long grain rice
- 1 lb medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 1 cup chopped green onions
- 1/2 tsp pepper
- 2 Tbs olive oil
- Combine cilantro, sour cream, jalapenos and 1/2 teaspoon salt in food processor and puree until smooth(do not wipe clean). Spoon into bowl; refrigerate. Combine rice, shrimp, green onions, remaining salt and pepper in food processor; pulse until texture is coarse. Shape into 12 patties, about 3 inches in diameter. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add 6 patties and cook 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until lightly golden; remove. Cook remaining patties, using additional oil, if needed. Serve with sauce and lime wedges, if desired.
Calories from Fat 131 (38%)
(23%)Total Fat 15g
(31%)Saturated Fat 6g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
Total Carbohydrate 31g
(5%)Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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