Scallops & Shrimp with Yellow Rice Recipe
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Scallops & Shrimp with Yellow Rice Recipe

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Bright, colorful and weeknight-simple, this seafood entree is special enough to serve company, too. Lillian Charves - New Bern, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 pound bay scallops
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups: 349 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 88mg cholesterol, 646mg sodium, 48g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 26g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 3 lean meat, 0 fat.


  1. In a large nonstick skillet, saute onion in oil until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Add rice and turmeric; stir to coat. Stir in broth and water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until rice is tender.
  2. Stir in the remaining ingredients; return to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Scallops & Shrimp with Yellow Rice in Healthy Cooking October/November 2009, p64

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

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SherriLea 120488
Reviewed Jan. 28, 2012

"This has become one of our "go to" meals. I also found I needed to spice it up to suit our taste. Curry was a great addition!"

sona9576033 180325
Reviewed Jan. 10, 2012

"This is great for me, have made it several times

I made it once(Cheated and used Zaterans)
it was just as good"

veronicawi 143382
Reviewed Feb. 11, 2010

"Added seafood seasoning and cayenne pepper...tasted great!"

wiscook 178789
Reviewed Oct. 25, 2009

"very bland, scallops have no taste, needs more spices."

sellers 96932
Reviewed Oct. 10, 2009

"We thoroughly enjoyed this recipe but thought it need more seasoning. We will definitely try it again with more salt and pepper."

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