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Shrimp-Stuffed Arepas
Shrimp-Stuffed Arepas

Shrimp-Stuffed Arepas

30 Min(s)
30 Min(s) Prep
We stacked garlicky shrimp, peppers, tomatoes and avocado slices between toasty arepas for an entrée that's sure to attract attention—and recipe requests!
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6 servings
Original recipe yields 6 servings
2/3 cup water
3/4 cup frozen corn, thawed
1-1/2 cups masa harina
1 cup milk
2 Tbsp. oil
1 jalapeño pepper, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 lb. uncooked deveined peeled medium shrimp
1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
1 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
1 Tbsp. lime juice
1 cup KRAFT Shredded Low-Moisture Part-Skim Mozzarella Cheese
1 avocado, cut into 12 slices
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Let's Make It
1
Blend water and corn in blender until smooth; pour into large bowl. Add masa harina and milk; stir until mixture forms soft dough. Divide into 6 portions; flatten each to 5-inch round. Cook on large griddle on medium-high heat 12 min. or until both sides are golden brown, turning occasionally.
2
Heat oil in large skillet on medium heat. Add peppers and garlic; cook and stir 1 min. Stir in shrimp; cook and stir 2 to 3 min. or until shrimp turn pink. Add tomatoes, cilantro and lime juice; mix lightly. Remove from heat.
3
Split arepas; fill with cheese, shrimp mixture and avocados.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Food Facts
The size of a shrimp is indicated by the count or number of shrimp per pound. The smaller the number, the larger the shrimp. Shrimp size terminology varies from place to place, so the count is the most accurate way to call for shrimp in a recipe. A basic guideline is: 11 to 15 is jumbo; 16 to 20 is extra large; 21 to 30 is large; 31 to 35 is medium and 36 to 45 is small.
Tip 2
How to Devein Raw Shrimp
To devein raw shrimp, first remove the outer shell. Then make a lengthwise shallow cut on the outer curve of the shrimp to expose the black vein. Loosen the vein with the tip of a sharp knife, then pull with your fingers to remove.
Tip 3
Serving Suggestion
Serve with prepared KOOL-AID Tropical Fruit Flavored Sugar-Sweetened Soft Drink Mix.
Nutrition
Calories
380
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g
21%
Saturated Fat 4.5g
23%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 140mg
47%
Sodium 720mg
31%
Total Carbohydrates 36g
13%
Dietary Fibers 5g
18%
Sugars 3g
6%
Protein 24g
48%
Vitamin A
25%
Vitamin C
6%
Calcium
25%
Iron
10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
6 servings
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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