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Brown Rice Shrimp Pita
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Brown Rice Shrimp Pita

Brown Rice Shrimp Pita


  • 1/2 pound peeled and deveined large shrimp, cut into smallish pieces
  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/3 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • juice of 1/4 lemon
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 small tomato, seeded and diced small
  • 1 Persian cucumber, diced small
  • 1/2 cup cooked brown rice
  • 2 -3 small pitas


  1. In a small bowl combine shrimp with oil, garlic, turmeric, cumin, red pepper flakes and pinch of salt - mix well and set aside
  2. In a separate bowl mix yogurt, curry, lemon and pinch of salt - set sauce aside
  3. Heat a nonstick pan on high, cook shrimp until done (if your pan is hot enough this should be a couple minutes max) remove from heat
  4. Spread sauce in the pita pocket, then fill with rice, shrimp, tomatoes and cucumbers