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Shrimp over Green Rice

Shrimp over Green Rice

This shrimp with green rice combo packs a powerful punch. The green rice is a fully developed dish onto itself with rich flavors coming through of basil and parsley, packed with powerful baby spinach and brown rice. The shrimp is cooked with flavorful grape (or cherry) tomatoes, artichoke hearts, kalamata olives, capers, and scallions – this dish has it all! 

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Ingredients

Green Rice 

Shrimp 

Instructions

Green Rice 

  1. Cook the rice according to the package instructions, adding Better Than Bouillon to the water and dissolving completely. 
  2. When the rice is cooked stir in spinach, parsley, and basil. Set aside. 

Shrimp 

  1. When the rice has approximately 10 minutes left, begin preparing. In a large frying pan coat with olive oil and warm over medium heat. Add white parts of scallions and shrimp. Cook for 3 minutes or until they need to be flipped. 
  2. Once flipped add in tomatoes, artichokes, olives, and capers. Cook an additional 3 minutes or until shrimp is opaque and tomatoes are just cooked. Remove from heat. 
  3. Serve over warm rice, top with chopped scallion greens. 

Keywords: shrimp, kalamata olives, brown rice, lunch, dinner

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