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Blackened Shrimp Bowl

On May 2, 2018  Category:  Lunch and Dinner, Make and Take Meals, Recipes

Try this summer-inspired meal for dinner or make it ahead of time for lunches. Whenever you eat it you’ll be rewarding your body with protein, veggies, healthy fats, and whole grains. 

Serves 2

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 package of Raw Shrimp, thawed
  • 2 tbsp Avocado Oil or Olive Oil
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp of each sea salt and ground thyme
  • 1/4 tsp of each black pepper, dried basil and crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2/3 Avocado,
  • 2 handfuls of Spinach
  • 1/2 cup cooked Brown Rice
  • 1 Bell Pepper, chopped
  • Hot peppers, sliced (if desired)
  • 10 Grape Tomatoes, halved

 

DIRECTIONS

  1. Ahead of time, prepare brown rice as per package instructions.
  2. In a bowl, combine shrimp, oil, paprika, garlic powder, sea salt, thyme, black pepper, basil and red pepper flakes. Mix until shrimp is well coated.
  3. Heat a skillet over medium heat. Transfer shrimp an seasonings to skillet and cook until shrimp appears browned/blackened (about 5 – 10 minutes).
  4. While shrimp is cooking, assemble the bowls. Divide bell peppers, rice, spinach, tomatoes, avocado, and hot peppers between the 2 bowls.
  5. When the shrimp are done, divide between the 2 bowls.
  6. OPTIONAL: Drizzle with Bolthouse Cilantro Avocado Dressing.