This is just one of the few recipes I've tried so far from her site and my family and I thought it was just delicious so of course I had to share it with you. Enjoy!
Dirty Brown Rice & Shrimp
Source: Adapted by SkinnyTaste
- 1 1/2 cups uncooked brown rice
- chicken bouillon cube (Knorr)
- 2 bay leaves, divided
- 1/8 + 1/4 tsp cayenne, divided
- 1/8 + 1/2 tsp paprika
- 1/8 + 1/2 tsp thyme
- 1 tsp oil
- 1 onion, diced
- 2 celery, diced
- 1 green pepper, diced
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 1/2 lb 96% lean ground beef (Laura's lean beef)
- salt and fresh pepper, to taste
- 1 lb medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 2 scallions, chopped
Cook brown rice according to package directions in water along with a chicken bouillon, 1 bay leaf and 1/4 tsp salt and 1/8 each of salt, cayenne, paprika and thyme.
When the rice is almost done cooking, heat a large heavy saucepan on medium-low heat. Add the oil, onions, green pepper, celery, bay leaf and garlic. Sauté on medium-low heat until soft, about 5 minutes. Add beef, salt, black pepper, remaining paprika, thyme and cayenne pepper. Sauté until browned, about 10-15 minutes; add shrimp, cover and cook 5 more minutes.
When the rice is done, toss with beef and shrimp and combine well. Top with scallions and serve.
Makes 6 1/2 cups.