Rice with shrimp

2014-10-24
  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 35m
  • Ready In : 45m
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Do you like shrimp and want to prepare a simple recipe? Combine the shrimp with the rice and make this an easy but at the same time delicious recipe. Bon appetit!!!

Units: Metric (Units: US)

Ingredients

  • 800 grams (1 3/4 pounds) shrimp
  • 250 grams (1 1/4 cups) rice
  • 50 ml (1/4 cup) olive oil
  • 3 medium ripe tomatoes
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 tablespoon red pepper sauce
  • 1 small onion to cook the shrimp
  • Coriander (to taste)
  • Salt (to taste)

    Directions

    Step 1


    1. Place the shrimp in a saucepan with water (at least 1 liter (about 4 cups)) seasoned with salt, an unpeeled small onion and a bunch of coriander. Boil over high heat. When starts boiling, reduce to medium-low heat and cook the shrimp about five minutes. When the shrimp is cooked, drain with a skimmer and let cool slightly. Reserve the cooking water, peel the shrimp and set aside.

    Step 2


    1. Place the olive oil, the chopped garlic, the chopped onion, the red pepper sauce and the peeled tomatoes cut into small pieces in a saucepan and cook over low heat until the tomato start to break down. Add the rice and the shrimp and season with a little salt. Pour the shrimp cooking water (enough water to completely cover the mixture), stir and boil over medium-high heat. When the water starts boiling, reduce to low heat and cook for 10 to 12 minutes.

    Step 3


    1. Turn off the heat, sprinkle with chopped coriander and serve.

Rice with shrimp | Food From Portugal

Rice with shrimp

Nutrition facts per serving (4 servings)

Calories: 450


Total Fat: 15 g(23%)

Saturated Fat: 1.5 g(8%)

Cholesterol: 305 mg(102%)

Sodium: 500 mg(21%)

Total Carbohydrate: 32 g(11%)

Protein: 43 g

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