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Spicy Shrimp with Rice

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Spicy Shrimp with Rice
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 491kcal


  • 1 cup brown rice, raw
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 medium bell pepper, green
  • 1 stalk celery
  • 2 clove garlic
  • 15 ounce tomato sauce
  • 14 1/2 ounce diced tomatoes, canned
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne or red pepper
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined

Serve With

  • 4 medium orange


  • Cook rice as directed on package; set aside covered.
  • Place a large skillet over medium heat; add oil. Chop onion, bell pepper, and celery; toss into the skillet. Cook for 5-7 minutes, then mince garlic and add to skillet as well; cook for 1 minute longer, stirring frequently.
  • Stir in sauce, tomatoes (do not drain), water, Worcestershire sauce, and cayenne (optional). Stir to combine and then bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer, leave uncovered, and cook for 10-15 minutes. Stir occasionally as sauce thickens.
  • Add peeled and deveined shrimp; cook for 2-4 minutes until shrimp are pink and curled up.
  • Serve shrimp and veggies over rice with orange wedges on the side.
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Calories: 491kcal | Carbohydrates: 75g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 182mg | Sodium: 773mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 9g

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