Sauteed Shrimp on Warm Black Bean Salad

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Delicious and Healthy

Preparation time:
Cooking time: 18 minutes

Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
Serves: 4

Dietary guidance: n d 

Tags: salad · main ·


1.25 lbs large shrimp (shelled and deveined
2 tsp olive oil
1 lime
1 small onion (chopped) - I used red
1 medium red pepper (chopped)
1 tsp ground cumin
1 can black beans (rinsed and drained)
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro


Sprinkle shrimp with 1/4 tsp salt and 1/8 tsp coarsely ground black pepper in a 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat 1 tsp oil on medium 1 minute. Add shrimp and cook about 6 minutes or until shrimp turns opaque, stirring frequently.

Meanwhile, grate 1 tsp of lime peel and squeeze 2 tablesppons juist; set aside

Transfer shrimp to small bowl; cover with foil. In the same skillet, heat remaining 1 tsp of oil on medium 1 minutes. Add onion and red pepper andcook 8 minutes, or until tender. Stir in cumin; cook 1 minute. Add black beans, lime peel and juice, 1/4 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp coarsely ground black pepper. Cook 3 minutes or until heated through. Spoon black bean mixture onto 4 dinner plates. Top with shrimp and any liquid in bowl; sprinkle with chopped cilantro.


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