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Before You Cook
To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:
Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
Seafood 145° F |
Chicken 165° F |
Ground Beef 160° F |
Ground Turkey 165° F |
Ground Pork 160° F
Cook the Rice
Mince cilantro, leaves and stems.
Bring a small pot with rice, garlic, a pinch of salt, and 1 ½ cups water to a boil.
Reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook until rice is tender, 18-20 minutes.
Remove from burner and stir in cilantro. Cover and set aside.
While rice cooks, prepare remaining ingredients.
Prepare the Ingredients
Halve and peel onion. Slice halves into thin strips.
Stem, seed, remove ribs, and cut red bell pepper into thin strips.
Remove husks from tomatillos, rinse again, and cut into ½" dice.
Stem jalapeño, halve, seed, remove ribs, and mince. Wash hands and cutting board after working with jalapeño.
Pat shrimp dry.
Make the Salsa Verde
Heat 1 tsp. olive oil in another small pot over medium-high heat. Add tomatillo, jalapeño (use less if spice-averse), and a pinch of salt and pepper to hot pot. Stir occasionally until lightly browned, 2-3 minutes.
Add ½ cup water and bring to a simmer. Once simmering, cook until liquid is reduced by half, 3-5 minutes.
Then, mash until vegetables form the consistency of a chunky salsa. Remove from burner.
Stir in sour cream and a pinch of salt and pepper. Cover and set aside.
Cook the Shrimp
Heat 1 tsp. olive oil in a large non-stick pan over medium-high heat.
Add shrimp to hot pan and cook undisturbed until seared on one side, 2-3 minutes.
Flip, and cook until shrimp reaches a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 1-2 minutes.
Remove shrimp to a plate. Keep pan over medium-high heat.
Cook Vegetables and Finish Dish
Add 1 tsp. olive oil, red bell pepper, onion, and a pinch of salt and pepper to hot pan. Stir occasionally until tender and lightly charred, 5-8 minutes.
Stir in shrimp and seasoning blend until combined. Remove from burner.
Plate dish as pictured on front of card, topping rice with shrimp and vegetables, then salsa verde. Bon appétit!
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