Herb-Ginger Bulgur with Shrimp

Herb-Ginger Bulgur with Shrimp
Prep Time:
25 mins
Slow Cook Time:
90 mins
Stand Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs 5 mins
8 cups


  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • 1 14.5 ounce can reduced-sodium chicken broth

  • 1 cup bulgur

  • ¼ cup water

  • 2 medium fresh jalapeño chile peppers, seeded and thinly sliced*

  • 2 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 - 2 tablespoon grated fresh ginger

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 2 cup packaged shredded cabbage with carrot (coleslaw mix)

  • 1 ½ cup chopped cucumber (1 medium)

  • cup snipped fresh cilantro or mint

  • ¼ cup sliced green onions

  • 2 tablespoon lime zest

  • 8 ounce fresh or frozen, peeled and deveined cooked medium shrimp, thawed

  • Lime wedges (optional)


  1. Lightly coat a 1 1/2-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In prepared cooker combine the next seven ingredients (through salt). Cover and cook on low for 1 1/2 hours.

  2. Turn off cooker. If possible, remove crockery liner from cooker. Fluff bulgur with a fork. Let stand, uncovered, 10 minutes (there may be some liquid at the bottom).

  3. Transfer bulgur to a large bowl. Stir in the next five ingredients (through lime zest). Fold in shrimp. If desired, top servings with additional jalapeño peppers and/or cilantro or mint and serve with lime wedges.


Chile peppers contain oils that can irritate your skin and eyes. Wear plastic or rubber gloves when working with them.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

180 Calories
5g Fat
23g Carbs
12g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 180
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 61mg 20%
Sodium 410mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 12g
Vitamin C 18.8mg 94%
Calcium 82mg 6%
Iron 2.5mg 14%
Potassium 408mg 9%
Folate, total 27.4mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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