Creole Shrimp and Rice

Creole Shrimp and Rice

Creole Shrimp and Rice

Prep and Cook Time 20 minutes


Makes 4 servings


2 tablespoons olive oil
1 cup uncooked white rice
1 can (about 14 ounces) diced tomatoes with garlic
1-1/2 cups water
1 teaspoon Creole or Cajun seasoning blend
1 pound peeled cooked medium shrimp
1 package (10 ounces) frozen okra or 1-1/2 cups frozen sugar snap peas, thawed


  1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add rice; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until lightly browned.
  2. Add tomatoes, water and Creole seasoning; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 15 minutes.
  3. Add shrimp and okra. Cover and cook 3 minutes or until heated through.


Okra are oblong green pods. When cooked, it gives off a viscous substance that acts as a good thickener.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1-3/4 cups
Calories 406
Calories from Fat 19 %
Total Fat 8 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 221 mg
Carbohydrate 51 g
Fiber 3 g
Protein 30 g
Sodium 831 mg

Dietary Exchange

Starch 3
Vegetable 1
Meat 3

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