Baja Shrimp Bowl

with jalapeño and tortilla strips

Prep & Cook Time: 25-35 min.

Cook Within: 3 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Mild

Contains: Shellfish

Calories Conscious
A note about serious food allergies

Bring the beachy Baja life to your dinner table, with this delicious shrimp bowl. Those delicate crustaceans are cooked in sweet chili sauce, bringing out the best of their flavors. Feisty jalapeño, sweet corn, and crunchy tortilla all pile on the goodness, making every bite a beach party of its own. Surfs up!

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 1 Jalapeño Pepper
  • ¾ cup Jasmine Rice
  • 1 Lime
  • 3 oz. Corn Kernels
  • 1 Roma Tomato
  • Info
    8 oz. Shrimp
  • 3 fl. oz. Sweet Chili Sauce
  • ½ oz. Baby Arugula
  • ½ oz. Tortilla Strips
  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • Carbohydrates
  • Fat
  • Protein
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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Small Pot
  • 1 Medium Non-Stick Pan
  • 2 Mixing Bowls

Before You Cook

  • Step 1 - Cook the Rice

    Cook the Rice

    Bring a small pot with rice, 1½ cup water, and a pinch of salt to a boil over high heat. Reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook until tender, 18-20 minutes. Remove from burner and stir in 1 tsp. lime zest (zest is made in a later step). Set aside. While rice cooks, prepare ingredients.

  • Step 2 - Prepare the Ingredients

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Zest lime and halve. Quarter one half and juice remaining half. Core tomato and cut into ¼" dice. Stem jalapeño, halve, seed, remove ribs, and mince. Be sure to wash hands, utensils, and cutting board after working with jalapeño. Pat shrimp dry.

  • Step 3 - Make the Salsa

    Make the Salsa

    Place a medium non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil. Add corn to hot pan and cook undisturbed until lightly charred, 2-3 minutes. Transfer corn to a mixing bowl. Add tomato, ½ tsp. olive oil, ¼ tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper and stir to combine. Set aside. Wipe pan clean and reserve.

  • Step 4 - Cook the Shrimp

    Cook the Shrimp

    Return pan used to char corn to medium-high heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil. Add shrimp and 1 Tbsp. jalapeño (reserve remaining for garnish) to hot pan. Cook undisturbed until lightly browned, 1-2 minutes. Add sweet chili sauce, bring to a simmer, and stir occasionally until shrimp reach a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 1-2 minutes. Remove from burner.

  • Step 5 - Finish the Dish

    Finish the Dish

    In another mixing bowl, combine arugula with 1 tsp. lime juice, 1 tsp. olive oil, and a pinch of salt. Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping rice with salsa and shrimp. Garnish with tortilla strips, remaining jalapeño (to taste), and arugula. Squeeze lime wedges over dish to taste. Bon appétit!