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Shrimp Boaters' Rice

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  Lean bacon slice 3 , cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  Chopped green onions with tops 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped sweet green pepper 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Minced jalapeno pepper 2 Tablespoon (With Seeds)
  Tomato puree 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Cold water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Minced fresh thyme/1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Or To Taste)
  Long grain white rice 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Uncooked)
  Medium shrimp 2 Pound, shelled, deveined, with tails removed
  Minced parsley 2 Tablespoon

1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and lightly oil a 3-quart casserole. In a 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook the bacon over moderately high heat for 6 minutes or until crisp, then transfer to paper towels with a slotted spoon. Pour off all but 1 tablespoon of the fat.
2. Add the green onions and the sweet green and jalapeno peppers and saute for 3 minutes. Stir in the tomato puree, water, thyme, and salt. Bring to a boil, then stir in the rice.
3. Transfer to the casserole, cover tightly, and bake for 30 minutes. Stir in the shrimp, then bake, covered, 15 minutes longer or until the rice is tender. Sprinkle with the bacon and parsley. Serve with Beaten Biscuits.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Rice, Shrimp
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 651 Calories from Fat 47

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g8%

Saturated Fat 1 g5.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 347.9 mg116%

Sodium 665.7 mg27.7%

Total Carbohydrates 91 g30.5%

Dietary Fiber 6.1 g24.4%

Sugars 7 g

Protein 57 g113.7%

Vitamin A 61.6% Vitamin C 121.3%

Calcium 22.8% Iron 58.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Shrimp Boaters' Rice Recipe