Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Shrimp and Parmesan Rice

Easy and tasty..this Shrimp and Parmesan Rice is so satisfying. Use fresh or frozen shrimp, toss with a garlic butter before mixing into a cheesy rice. Serves 4 Total Time: 35 minutes


2 teaspoons butter
1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
1/2 lb fresh or frozen cooked shrimp
1/4 cup chopped parsley
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 stalk celery, minced
1/2 cup chopped shallots or green onion
1 cup uncooked rice (of your choosing)
2 cups chicken broth
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon paprika
Dash of black pepper
Dash of Tabasco (optional)
1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 2oz jar of pimientos, drained


Melt butter in a skillet stir in shrimp, garlic and parsley. Cook for 3 minutes, continuously stirring. Set aside. In a 3 quart saucepan melt butter the add in the oil. Stir in the celery and onions. Cook on medium heat until onions are translucent. Stir in the uncooked rice, broth, salt, paprika, pepper and Tabasco, if using. Bring to boil then lower heat to simmer. Cover and cook for 20 minutes. Remove cover and cook off remaining liquid. Stir in shrimp mixture, Parmesan cheese and pimentos. Heat thoroughly before serving. Yum Yum!

You need a 3 quart saucepan for this recipe:

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