Italian Style Shrimp and Rice Recipe

Summary

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

Ingredients

 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

Directions

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.
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