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Lemon Stir Fry

2015-09-26 12.25.07

A quick nutritious meal.

Makes 2 servings. Preparation time ~25 minutes.

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups water
3/4 cup long grain rice
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp olive oil
1 Tbsp canola oil
1/2 cup carrots, cut into short, thin sticks
1 medium zucchini, cut in half lengthwise then sliced
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1/4 cup water
2 Tbsp flour
1 tsp lemon pepper
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp powdered ginger
3 green onions, chopped
8 oz shrimp
4 ounces baby spinach leaves

Directions

  1. Bring 1 and 1/2 cups water to boil. Stir in salt, olive oil and rice. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  2. Heat large frying pan then add canola oil.
  3. Saute carrots and zucchini for five minutes before adding red pepper.
  4. Stir flour into 1/4 cup of water until smooth. Then stir in lemon pepper, garlic powder, and powdered ginger.
  5. When vegetables are soft stir in shrimp.
  6. When shrimp begins to become opaque stir in sauce.
  7. Add spinach and cover for 2 minutes, then fold wilted spinach into vegetables.
  8. Serve promptly over rice.