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Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total: 40 minutes

Servings: 4

Cost: $13.89 /serving

Ingredients

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Instructions

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Step 1

We’re going to start with our brown rice since that takes the longest to prepare. You can always steam rice in a covered pot on the stove, but I like using my Instant Pot to make rice because I can get it started and then just forget about it.

Step 2

To make the rice, add your uncooked brown rice to the Instant Pot. Pour in water, and stir to combine. Then, seal the lid and select the RICE option on high pressure.

Step 3

The Instant Pot is going to start its magic and will eventually seal itself once it builds up enough pressure. When it’s done, carefully remove the lid and fluff the brown rice with a fork. Then, allow the rice to cool.

Step 4

Alternatively, you can add the rice to a deep pot and heat to a simmer over medium heat.  Then, cook for 25-30 minutes, or until rice fully absorbs the water.

Step 5

While rice is cooking, we can prep our honey garlic meal prep shrimp and our lemon snap peas.

Step 6

To make the shrimp, start by making the sauce. So add raw honey, low sodium soy sauce, minced garlic, minced fresh ginger, crushed red pepper flakes, and rice vinegar to a mixing bowl and whisk until combined. Then set this sauce aside for a sec.

Step 7

Heat some olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.

Step 8

Place shrimp in the skillet. Cook the shrimp until pink on both sides, about 2-3 minutes.

Step 9

Pour in the sauce and cook until the shrimp is fully cooked and the sauce is heated through, about 2-3 minutes. Then, set this aside to cool.

Step 10

To make the lemon snap peas, heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.

Step 11

Add the fresh sugar snap peas and toss to coat. Cook snap peas over medium-high heat for 2 minutes, stirring frequently.

Step 12

Add the lemon zest, sea salt, and ground black pepper, and cook an additional 3-5 minutes, until the snap peas begin to puff up and are crisp, yet tender.

Step 13

Divide the steamed rice into 4 equal portions in your meal prep containers. Add the lemon snap peas to the opposite side of the containers. Then, top the rice with our honey garlic shrimp and the rest of the sauce.

Step 14

Seal the lids tightly and store this meal prepped shrimp in fridge for up to 4 days.

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