Plantation Shrimp Pilau

Oxmoor House
6 to 8 servings

Ingredients

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6 slices bacon
2 cups water
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup regular rice, uncooked
3 cups shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
3/4 cup chopped celery
1/4 cup chopped green pepper
3 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper

Preparation

Fry bacon in large skillet until crisp. Drain bacon, reserving 3 tablespoons drippings. Crumble bacon, and set aside.

Combine water, salt, and drippings in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil; stir in rice. Reduce heat; cover and cook 20 minutes.

Sprinkle shrimp with Worcestershire sauce; dredge in flour. Sauté shrimp, celery, and green pepper in butter for 3 minutes. Cover and cook 2 minutes. Remove from heat, and stir into rice. Add salt, pepper, and reserved bacon, stirring well. Serve hot.

Created date

February 2010