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Scallops & Shrimp with Yellow Rice

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

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.
  • Stir in the remaining ingredients; return to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 5 minutes or until shrimp turn pink.
Nutrition 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, 1/2 fat.
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  • dobielady
    Jun 16, 2018

    I added fresh parsley a few red pepper flakes and pecorino or parmesan on top just before serving. Also a pinch of onion powder.

  • SherriLea
    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!

  • amloberg
    Jan 10, 2012

    No comment left

  • sona9576033
    Jan 10, 2012

    This is great for me, have made it several timesI made it once(Cheated and used Zaterans)it was just as good

  • veronicawi
    Feb 11, 2010

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

  • ld010102
    Feb 7, 2010

    No comment left

  • daisey5
    Jan 30, 2010

    No comment left

  • wiscook
    Oct 25, 2009

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

  • sellers
    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.