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Shrimp Paella

Shrimp Paella (pronounced Pie-A-Ya) is a classic Spanish dish filled with rice, veggies, spices and shrimp. We’ve swapped out traditional white rice for whole grain brown rice to give this filling, weeknight meal a nutritional boost. Give this speedy supper recipe a try – you won’t regret it!

  • Shrimp Paella
  • Ingredients
    • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
    • ½ tsp. ground turmeric
    • 1 cup chopped red bell pepper
    • 1 cup frozen green peas
    • 1 Tbsp. minced garlic
    • 4 cups frozen brown rice
    • 3 Tbsp. unsalted chicken stock
    • ¼ tsp. salt
    • ½ tsp. black pepper
    • 1 lb. uncooked shrimp, thawed, peeled and deveined
    • 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice

    1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add turmeric and cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add bell pepper, peas and garlic. Cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. 1. Stir in rice. Spread in an even layer. Cook without stirring, 3 minutes. Reduce heat to medium. Stir in stock, salt and pepper. Spread rice mixture in an even layer. Cook without stirring for 7 minutes. 1. Arrange shrimp on top of rice mixture. Cover and cook 3-4 minutes or until shrimp are done. Drizzle lemon juice over pan and serve.


    Per Serving: Calories 430, Total Fat 10g (Saturated 2g, Trans 0g), Cholesterol 145mg, Sodium 820mg, Total Carbohydrate 61g (Dietary Fiber 6g, Sugars 4g), Protein 23g, Vitamin A 40%, Vitamin C 100% Calcium 8%, Iron 15% *Nutritional values are an approximation. Actual nutritional values may vary due to preparation techniques, variations related to suppliers, regional and seasonal differences, or rounding.

    Serves: 4 servings

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