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Lemon Shrimp with Rice

This delicious and fuss-free recipe requires only 10 minutes of prep and requires only one dish, making cleanup a breeze.

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  • Servings: 4
Lemon Shrimp with Rice

Source: Everyday Food, October 2008


  • 1 cup long-grain white rice
  • 1 cup dry white wine, such as Sauvignon Blanc
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon red-pepper flakes
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 lemon, cut into 8 wedges and seeded
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley


  1. In a shallow 2-quart microwave-safe dish with a lid, combine rice, wine, oil, garlic, red-pepper flakes, and 2 cups water; season with salt and pepper.

  2. Cover, and microwave on high until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed, 20 minutes, stirring twice during cooking.

  3. Stir in shrimp and lemon wedges; cover, and microwave 3 minutes more. Let stand, covered, until shrimp are opaque throughout, 2 minutes. Stir in parsley; serve immediately.


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