Shrimp And Bacon Pilaf

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Aug. 23, 2010

Ingredients

Bacon slices 6 , diced
Chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Regular long grain rice
Canned chicken broth 13 3/4 Ounce (1 Can)
Tomatoes 2 Medium , chopped
Lemon juice 2 Teaspoon
Ground black pepper 1/4 Teaspoon
Ground red pepper 1/8 Teaspoon
Medium shrimp 1 Pound , peeled and deveined

Directions

In large skillet, over medium heat, cook bacon until crisp; remove from pan and set aside, reserving 1 tablespoon drippings.

In same skillet sauté onion in reserved drippings until tender; stir in rice, broth, tomatoes, lemon juice and peppers; bring to a boil.

Cover; reduce heat and simmer 25 minutes or until rice is tender.

Stir in shrimp and bacon; cook and stir until shrimp is cooked and pink, about 5 minutes.

Garnish with parsley if desired.

Recipe Summary

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 1221Calories from Fat 147

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g26.2%

Saturated Fat 4 g20%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 1013 mg42.21%

Total Carbohydrates 146 g48.7%

Dietary Fiber 8 g32%

Sugars 14 g

Protein 117 g234%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet