Caribbean Rice 'n' Shrimp Recipe

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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
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

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

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 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
  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

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

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

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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!!"

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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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