group 3. week 7 shrimp jambalya

group 3. week 7 shrimp jambalya - 7. Enjoy! Shrimp...

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Preparation time: 45 minutes Cost/serving: $1.28 Yield: 12 servings www.epicurious.com/shrimp-jambalaya Ingredients 1 lb peeled shrimp 1 Tbsp vegetable oil 2 green bell peppers 2 celery ribs 1 medium onion 3 scallions 2 garlic cloves 2 ½ cups long grain white rice 1 can tomato paste 5 cups water 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper 2 bay leaves 2 tsp chili powder 1 tsp dried thyme ½ tsp salt Preparation 1. Finely chop the bell peppers, celery, onion, scallion and garlic 2. Cook the above ingredients in the salt and oil for 10-12 minutes, until golden brown 3. Stir in the rice, shrimp, tomato paste, water, and seasonings and bring to a boil. 4. Reduce heat and cook at a simmer, covered with a lid, until rice is tender and water is absorbed- about 25 minutes 5. Remove from heat and let stand, covered, for 10 minutes 6. Fluff rice with a fork
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Unformatted text preview: 7. Enjoy! Shrimp jambalaya is a traditional Southern dish that is usually made with sausage as well. This was made for a lab with shellfish only, which is why sausage was not included. This meal is a great source of protein, with very little fat and no saturated fat. It also provides a good amount of Vitamin C, from the vegetables, and iron from the shrimp. Be sure to cover the pot when its cooking to ensure the shrimp and rice cook all the way. A good tip for enhancing flavor would be to saut the shrimp in some lemon juice and seasonings first before putting in into the pot. You could also substitute for vegetables you like more, or change the seasonings if it is too spicy for you. This dish is great comfort food to fill you up with a lot of nutrients as well....
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