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Shrimp Curry Rice Recipe

"There aren't any leftovers when I serve my family this fast and easy dish," says Sandi Rush of Athens, Texas. Convenient canned or frozen shrimp rounds out the flavors of this quick but classic entree.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:2-3 servings

Ingredients

  • 2-1/3 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 package (6 ounces) long grain and wild rice mix
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 can (6 ounces) small shrimp, rinsed and drained or 1 cup frozen cooked salad shrimp
  • 4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled

Directions

  • 1. Place water and butter in a large saucepan; stir in the rice, contents of rice seasoning packet and curry powder. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • 2. Add shrimp and bacon. Cover and simmer 10 minutes longer or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender. Yield: 2-3 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 320 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 136 mg cholesterol, 1,604 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 19 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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