Spicy Shrimp with Rice Recipe
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Spicy Shrimp with Rice Recipe

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No one will doubt that "light" cooking can be tasty when you put a helping of this zippy shrimp in front of them. Jeannie Klugh of Lancaster, Pennsylvania seasons the seafood just right with garlic, pepper and hot sauce.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 25 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 25 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 large green pepper, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1 jar (4 ounces) diced pimientos, drained
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons Louisiana-style hot sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 pounds uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 5-2/3 cups hot cooked rice

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup: 273 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 168mg cholesterol, 425mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 22g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 vegetable.


  1. In a large skillet, saute the onion, green pepper in oil until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in the tomato sauce, broth, parsley, pimientos, hot sauce, onion salt and pepper.
  2. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in shrimp; cook 5-7 minutes longer or until shrimp turn pink. Serve with rice. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Spicy Shrimp in Taste of Home December/January 2008, p57

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

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Yummy4 User ID: 4457833 94514
Reviewed Feb. 22, 2011

"I loved it!It was easy to make."

jessyalice User ID: 5288731 168467
Reviewed Jan. 18, 2011

"Make this a lot. Very good."

wjdahler User ID: 1379815 95254
Reviewed Jan. 5, 2010

"Very good, have made numerous times"

wjdahler User ID: 1379815 117537
Reviewed Apr. 3, 2009

"made this several times & its great!"

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