Flavored with curry, cumin and lime, this one-dish meal with shrimp is a fun twist on traditional rice pilaf.
Author: Peter | Simple Nourished Living
1smallred bell pepper, chopped
1cuplong-grain brown rice (uncooked)
1-½tablespoonsmild curry powder
2-½cupsreduced-sodium ready-to-use vegetable, or chicken, broth
8ouncesfully cooked peeled and deveined medium shrimp
1cupfrozen petite peas, thawed
¾cuppacked fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
2tablespoonsfresh squeezed lime juice
Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
Stir in the red pepper and onion and cook for 6 to 8 minutes until softened, stirring occasionally to prevent burning.
Add the rice, curry powder and cumin and continue stirring for 1 minute.
Stir in the broth and bring mixture to a boil. Once boiling, reduce to low heat, cover skillet and simmer for 40 to 45 minutes, just until liquid is absorbed.
Add the shrimp, peas, cilantro and lime juice and stir for 1 to 2 minutes, until heated through.
Divide evenly among 4 plates or bowls and serve immediately.
As noted by Camilla in the recipes headnotes, "This Indian-spiced riff on traditional rice pilaf gets multiple layers of texture (shrimp, peas, peppers and rice) and flavor (curry powder, cumin, lime and cilantro) without any fussy steps or fancy ingredients."7*SmartPoints (Green plan)6*SmartPoints (Blue plan)2*SmartPoints (Purple plan)5*PointsPlus (Old plan)
One-Dish Curried Rice and Shrimp Pilau (Pilaf)
Amount Per Serving (1 /4th recipe)
Calories 214Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.