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Southern Shrimp and Rice1-1/2 lbs medium-size shrimp2 cups rice, cooked1 cup onions, chopped1/2 cup green or yellow bell pepper, chopped6 oz tomato paste8 oz tomato sauce1/2 cup water1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce1 teaspoon tabasco sauce8 slices of bacon6 tablespoons of bacon drippingSalt and pepper to tasteFry bacon until crisp in a large skillet, drain on paper towels, and set aside.In the remaining bacon drippings, sauté the onion and peppers until tender. Add shrimp and sauté until they turn pink.  Remove shrimp and set aside.Add tomato paste, tomato sauce, 1/2 cup water, and cooked rice to the skillet. Season with Worcestershire sauce, tabasco, salt, and pepper and stir well.Cover skillet and cook over low heat for 15 minutes. Then add the shrimp back into the pan for a minute just until they’re heated through.  Serve with the bacon crumbled on top.Approximate Nutritional Values: http://www.food.com/recipe/shrimp-pilau-385743

Southern Shrimp and Rice


1-1/2 lbs medium-size shrimp
2 cups rice, cooked
1 cup onions, chopped
1/2 cup green or yellow bell pepper, chopped
6 oz tomato paste
8 oz tomato sauce
1/2 cup water
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon tabasco sauce
8 slices of bacon
6 tablespoons of bacon dripping
Salt and pepper to taste



Fry bacon until crisp in a large skillet, drain on paper towels, and set aside.

In the remaining bacon drippings, sauté the onion and peppers until tender. Add shrimp and sauté until they turn pink.  Remove shrimp and set aside.

Add tomato paste, tomato sauce, 1/2 cup water, and cooked rice to the skillet. Season with Worcestershire sauce, tabasco, salt, and pepper and stir well.

Cover skillet and cook over low heat for 15 minutes. Then add the shrimp back into the pan for a minute just until they’re heated through.  

Serve with the bacon crumbled on top.




Approximate Nutritional Values: http://www.food.com/recipe/shrimp-pilau-385743

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