Spicy Shrimp with Garlic

Serves 6

Serve with cardamom-infused basmati rice and a crisp garden salad with yogurt dressing, if you like.

Ingredients: 
  • 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon black mustard seeds
  • 5 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 serrano chile, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons chopped cilantro
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Method: 

Place shrimp in a bowl and dust with cayenne and turmeric. Rub seasonings onto shrimp. Heat oil in large skillet over medium high heat. When oil is hot, add mustard seeds. In a couple of seconds the seeds will begin to pop; at this time add garlic and stir constantly. When garlic turns golden, add chile and stir. Add shrimp and cook, stirring constantly, until cooked through, about 3 minutes. Season with salt and cilantro and serve.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:150 calories (90 from fat), 10g total fat, 1g saturated fat, 110mg cholesterol, 320mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0g dietary fiber, 0g sugar), 12g protein
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