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Piri Piri Rice with Garlic Shrimp

Can you tell we just got a new wok and we have been using it constantly?!? Well, here is another fabulous and fast wok recipe. Piri Piri Seasoning is a sweet and savory spice blend that is easily made at home, and once you discover it you will find so many uses for it: we have included the recipe here.

Piri Piri Rice with Garlic Shrimp

2 tbs. canola or coconut oil
4 green onions, roughly sliced
1 red chili, deseeded and chopped
½ cup baby corn
12 cherry tomatoes, halved
2 tsp. Piri Piri seasoning (or to taste)
1 cup frozen peas or edamame
1 cup pre-cooked rice
2 large handfuls of baby spinach
2 large garlic cloves, chopped
1 lb. raw shrimp
2 tbs. soy sauce
squeeze of lemon juice

Heat half the oil in a wok or large frying pan over a high heat. Add the green onions, chili, corn, and tomatoes and stir-fry for 1 minute. Add the Piri Piri Seasoning, fry for 30 seconds, then toss in the peas or edamame along with the rice and 4 tbs. of water. Stir for 2 minutes, breaking up any clumps of rice. Add the spinach and toss to wilt. Remove to a bowl and keep warm.

Add the remaining oil to the wok or skillet and toss in the shrimp and garlic. Stir-fry for 3-4 minutes until just pink and opaque. Add the soy sauce and lemon juice. Serve over the veggie rice.

Piri Piri Seasoning:

2 tbs. each paprika, garlic powder, cayenne, and oregano
1 tbs. each salt and red chili flakes
½ tsp. each cinnamon, cardamom, ground ginger, and confectioner’s sugar

Combine and keep up to 3 months.

One Comment Post a comment
  1. Jinny #

    This is divine! We love the flavors in this dish!!!!

    March 26, 2017

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