Seared Shrimp, Peas and Yellow Rice

Seared Shrimp, Peas and Yellow Rice Recipe

Pair Zatarain’s Yellow Rice with tender, seared shrimp and sweet green peas for a tasteful dish that’s perfect for lunch and dinner. Your family will love the flavor and you’ll love that it’s ready in 35 minutes.

6 Servings; serving size 1-cup


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2 tablespoons oil, divided
1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 1/2 cups water
2 tablespoons butter
1 package ZATARAIN'S® Yellow Rice
3/4 cup frozen peas, thawed
1/4 cup sliced green onions
1 tablespoon lemon juice


Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 35 Minutes

Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add 1/3 the shrimp; cook 2 minutes or until browned on both sides. Remove shrimp from skillet. Repeat with remaining shrimp, adding remaining 1 tablespoon oil as needed. Remove shrimp; set aside.

Add water and butter to same skillet; bring to boil. Stir in Rice Mix; return to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 25 minutes or until rice is tender.

Stir in shrimp, peas, green onions and lemon juice until well mixed. Cover. Remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Created date

January 2015

Nutritional Information

Calories 273
Sodium 803 mg
Fat 9 g
Carbohydrate 32 g
Cholesterol 122 mg
Protein 16 g
Fiber 1 g