Caribbean Rice 'n' Shrimp Recipe
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Caribbean Rice 'n' Shrimp Recipe

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This tasty meal-in-one is flavorful and hearty. The shrimp, asparagus and tomato combine to create a colorful and lightly spicy dish. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 package (8 ounces) Caribbean rice mix
  • 6 cups water
  • 1/2 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups: 352 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 183mg cholesterol, 1278mg sodium, 47g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 23g protein.


  1. Prepare rice mix according to package directions, omitting chicken. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add asparagus; cover and cook for 2 minutes. Stir in shrimp; cook for 2-3 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Drain. Add asparagus, shrimp and tomato to rice; toss gently. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Caribbean Rice 'n' Shrimp in Simple & Delicious March/April 2006, p8

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 264361
Reviewed Apr. 5, 2017

"Excellent! I served this with sourdough bread on the side."

Heidirulz1 User ID: 5032174 217561
Reviewed Jan. 11, 2015

"I have loved this recipe for years, but could not find caribbean rice in my store. Yesterday I was shopping and guess what I found....

I am so excited to start making this dish again, my husband and I love it!!"

vajudybug User ID: 581753 62179
Reviewed Mar. 4, 2012

"I've been making this since it first came out in your magazine and love it! I can't find the Caribbean Rice Mix anymore so I just use Knorr Creamy chicken Rice Mix. It's so easy and has a wonderful flavor."

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