Italian Style Shrimp and Rice Recipe


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
DishMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Olive oil1 Tablespoon
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 Long-grain rice3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Canned chicken broth14 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Can)
 Peeled deveined medium shrimp12 Ounce (Use Either Fresh Or Frozen)
 Canned italian style stewed tomatoes14 1⁄2 Ounce
 Zucchini1 Medium, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
 Thinly sliced green onions1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Snipped fresh basil/1 teaspoon dried basil, crushed2 Tablespoon
 Shredded mozzarella cheese1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Or Finely Shredded)
 Parmesan cheese1 Ounce

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1347 Calories from Fat 322

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 36 g55.8%

Saturated Fat 11.6 g57.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 911.4 mg

Sodium 4083.5 mg170.1%

Total Carbohydrates 157 g52.5%

Dietary Fiber 7.2 g29%

Sugars 25.2 g

Protein 101 g202.1%

Vitamin A 73.1% Vitamin C 128.8%

Calcium 98.5% Iron 66.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a large skillet heat oil; add garlic and rice. Cook and stir 2 minutes. Carefully add broth. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 15 minutes or till rice is tender and water is absorbed. Stir in shrimp, tomatoes, zucchini, onions, basil, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Cook, covered, 2 to 3 minutes or till shrimp turn pink. Remove from heat. Sprinkle with cheese. Cover and let stand 2 minutes.