Rice with shrimp

Rice with shrimp on a plate

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!!!

Rice with shrimp on a plate

Category: Recipes, Seafood
Servings:: 4
Prep Time:10 m
Cook Time:35 m
Total Time:45 m
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Units: Metric (Units: US)


  • 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)


  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.
  2. 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.
  3. Turn off the heat, sprinkle with chopped coriander and serve.
Rice with shrimp
Nutrition facts
Serves 4
Per Serving:
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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