Shrimp and Green Pea Rice

Shrimp and Green Pea Rice


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This shrimp and rice dish is simple, easy to prepare, but fragrant and delicious. The trinity of shrimp, peas and rice provide a balanced low-calorie meal that almost everyone will enjoy for dinner!

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Chicago IL

Time needed

20 min preparation + 20 min cooking

Serving Size / Yield

12 servings


  • 9 Oz rice
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 8 oz medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 C water
  • 2/3 C frozen green peas
  • 1 Tbsp lime juice
  • 3/4 tsp turmeric

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Boil water in saucepan. Add rice and stir, then reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
Heat oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add shrimp and sauté for 2 minutes. Add garlic and sauté for 1 minute or until shrimp are done, then remove mix and garnish with a little oregano.
Bring 1/4 cup of water to a simmer in separate pan. Add peas, cover and cook for 2 minutes. Stir in rice, shrimp, lime juice, and remaining turmeric, then cook for one minute and serve.

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