Spanish Rice with Shrimp

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A one-dish Spanish meal is a flavorful solution to the "what's for dinner?" weekenight question. This authentic dish features the mild flavor of typical Spanish cuisine.
4 servings (serving size: 1 3/4 cups)


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1 tablespoon olive oil
1 cup chopped onion
2 garlic cloves, minced
5 cups chopped plum tomato (about 7 tomatoes)
1 cup chopped green bell pepper
1/2 cup chopped celery
2 cups water
1 cup uncooked medium-grain rice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined


Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; sauté 4 minutes. Add tomato, pepper, and celery; sauté 6 minutes.

Stir in water, rice, and salt, and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 15 minutes.

Add shrimp; cook 4 minutes or until shrimp are done.

Created date

September 2004

Nutritional Information

Calories 378
Caloriesfromfat 15 %
Fat 6.1 g
Satfat 1 g
Monofat 2.9 g
Polyfat 1.3 g
Protein 28.2 g
Carbohydrate 51.6 g
Fiber 3.6 g
Cholesterol 173 mg
Iron 5.7 mg
Sodium 487 mg
Calcium 89 mg