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Festival Shrimp and Saffron Rice


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Fish/seafoo Main dish

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 c Diced red pepper
  • 1/4 c Sliced green onions - including tops
  • 1 Garlic clove; minced
  • 1 ts Butter or margarine
  • 1/2 lb Peeled & deveined shrimp - (medium size)
  • 1/2 ts Seafood seasoning blend
  • 1 1/2 c Cooked rice; cooked with...
  • 1/16 ts Ground saffron or turmeric
  • 1 tb Grated Parmesan cheese

Directions:

Cook pepper, onions and garlic in butter in medium skillet over medium heat 1 to 2 minutes. Add shrimp and seasoning blend; cook, stirring, 3 to 4 minutes. Stir in rice and cheese; cook and stir until thoroughly heated (about 2 to 3 minutes).
 
Microwave Oven Instructions =========================== Combine pepper, onions, garlic and butter in 1-quart microproof baking dish. Cover and cook on HIGH (maximum power) 2 minutes. Add shrimp and seasoning blend. Reduce setting to MEDIUM HIGH (70% power); cover and cook 3 to 4 minutes or until shrimp are opaque. Stir in rice and cheese; cover and cook on MEDIUM HIGH 1 to 2 minutes, or until thoroughly heated. Let stand 2 minutes.
 
Each serving provides: * 265 calories * 24.3 g. protein * 3.7 g. fat * 31.2 g. carbohydrate * 493 mg. sodium * 175 mg. cholesterol
 
Source: Cooking for Two or a Few Reprinted with permission from The USA Rice Council Electronic format courtesy of Karen Mintzias
 
File ftp://ftp.idiscover.co.uk/pub/food/mealmaster/recipes/usarice.zip