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Skillet Shrimp and Rice

All You NOVEMBER 2007

  • Yield: 6 Servings
  • Cook time: 30 Minutes
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$2.71


  • 4 slices thick-cut bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces (3 oz.)
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 2 cups long-grain rice
  • 1 (14.5 oz.) can diced tomatoes
  • 3 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Old Bay seasoning
  • Salt
  • 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined


Preheat oven to 375°F. Place bacon in a large ovenproof skillet and cook over medium heat until crisp, about 5 minutes. Transfer to a papertowel- lined plate to drain.

Discard all but 1 Tbsp. fat from pan. Add onion, garlic and bell pepper to pan and cook until softened, about 3 minutes. Add rice and cook, stirring, 1 minute. Stir in tomatoes, broth, Old Bay seasoning and salt; bring mixture to a boil.

Cover and transfer pan to oven. Cook until rice is tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Uncover, lay shrimp on rice, re-cover, and continue to bake until shrimp are opaque, another 5 to 7 minutes. Sprinkle with bacon and serve.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 333
  • Fat: 10g
  • Saturated fat: 2g
  • Protein: 25g
  • Carbohydrate: 34g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 132mg
  • Sodium: 903mg

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