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Momma Evelyn's Special Shrimp and Rice

COOK TIME
30 mins
SERVINGS
4
RATE THIS RECIPE
(5)
Rev Run's shrimp and rice
Samantha Okazaki / TODAY
COOK TIME
30 mins
SERVINGS
4
RATE THIS RECIPE
(5)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup white rice
  • 4 - 6 strips bacon
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, chopped small
  • 1/2 onion, chopped small
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 25-ounce jar marinara sauce
  • 2 1/2 pounds peeled and de-veined medium shrimp
  • Chef notes

    Make Rev Run's delicious shrimp and rice recipe, perfect for the whole family.

    Preparation

    1. Cook the rice according to the package directions.
    2. Cook the bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until crisp, 6 to 8 minutes. Drain on a paper towel-lined plate and crumble.
    3. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a medium Dutch oven over medium heat. Add the green pepper and onion and saute until the pepper is soft and the onion is translucent, 5 to 8 minutes.
    4. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute more.
    5. Add the marinara sauce and cook until simmering.
    6. Add the shrimp, toss to coat and cook over medium heat until pink and cooked through, about 5 minutes.
    7. Stir in the crumbled bacon. Serve on top of the rice.