Rating: 4.5 stars 4.2
93 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 41
  • 4 star values: 42
  • 3 star values: 6
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 1

This Creole rice dish is a quick, lower fat version of an old favorite. I've had this recipe for many years, but have modified it for my family's tastes. You can do the same. There's a lot of room for creativity here.

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
45 mins
total:
1 hr
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a large saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Stir in flour until smooth. Stir in onions, garlic, and ham; cook and stir until onion is soft. Stir in tomatoes, and cook for 5 minutes. Mix in oregano, rice, and broth. Cover, and simmer until just a little liquid remains.

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  • Add shrimp, and stir to evenly distribute. Cook for 8 minutes, or until rice is cooked and shrimp turns pink.

Nutrition Facts

390 calories; protein 28.1g; carbohydrates 47.5g; fat 8.5g; cholesterol 189.9mg; sodium 353.3mg. Full Nutrition
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