Shrimp and rice dish, with a creole flavour

Yield: 4 servings
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  • 2 teaspoon(s) allspice
  • 1 package(s) shrimp, raw and shelled
  • 1/2 cup(s) ham diced
  • 2 onions, large diced
  • 2 clove(s) garlic minced
  • 2 green pepper diced
  • 1 can(s) diced tomatoes with juice
  • 3 cup(s) chicken broth
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3/4 teaspoon(s) thyme
  • 3/4 teaspoon(s) tobasco
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) worchestershire sauce
  • 2 cup(s) white rice not minute rice
  • salt & pepper


  1. In large pot, stir fry ham, garlic and onions until onions are soft (but not brown). Add green pepper, tomatoes, broth, bay leaf, thyme, tabasco, worcestershire. Bring to a boil. Slowly stir in rice and bring back to a boil. Cover and simmer slowly until rice is tender and all liquid absorbed, about 30-45 mins.
  2. Meanwhile, stir fry shrimp with allspice until just cooked.
  3. When rice mixture is done, stir in shrimp. Add more tabasco, salt and pepper as needed.
June 2013

This recipe is a personal recipe added by sinjinsmith and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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