Recipe: Tasty Dirty Brown Rice with Shrimp

Dirty Brown Rice with Shrimp – This recipe is best for when you have no idea what to cook. You can have Dirty Brown Rice with Shrimp using 15 ingredients and 7 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Dirty Brown Rice with Shrimp

  1. You need 1 1/2 cups of uncooked brown rice (I used instant).
  2. Prepare 2 1/2 cups of Chicken broth.
  3. Prepare 2 of Bay leaves, divided.
  4. Prepare 1/8 of + 1/4 tsp Cayenne, divided.
  5. You need 1/8 of + 1/2 tsp Paprika, divided.
  6. It’s 1/8 of + 1/2 tsp Thyme, divided.
  7. You need 1 tsp of olive oil.
  8. Prepare 1 of onion, diced.
  9. It’s 2 of celery, diced.
  10. It’s 1 of Green pepper, diced.
  11. It’s 1 clove of garlic, minced.
  12. It’s 1/2 lb of 97% lean ground beef.
  13. You need 1 lb of medium shrimp, peeled & deveined.
  14. You need 2 of scallions (optional).
  15. Prepare to taste of Salt and pepper.

Dirty Brown Rice with Shrimp Instructions

  1. Cook brown rice according to package directions, substituting chicken broth for the water. Add 1 bay leaf, and the 1/8 tsp of Cayenne, Paprika, and Thyme. Stir and cook.
  2. When rice is almost done cooking, heat a large heavy sauce pan on medium heat. Add oil, onions, green pepper, celery, and bay leaf. Sauté on medium heat until soft, adding the garlic about a minute before done.
  3. Add beef, salt, pepper, and remaining Thyme, Paprika, and Cayenne. Sauté until browned.
  4. Add shrimp and cover. Cook for about 5-7 minutes, or until shrimp is done.
  5. When rice is done, toss with beef and shrimp mixture and combine well.
  6. Top with scallions (optional)