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Camarones a La Veracruzana Con Arroz Verde ( Shrimp Veracruz Sty

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“Shrimp are served with a salsa ranchero (country-style sauce)over a molded ring of green rice and garnished with parsley and avocado slices- muy bueno! Originally from a September 1978 issue of Bon Apetit that featured an article on Mexican Country Cooking.”
1hr 45mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For sauce:
  2. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat.
  3. Add onions and peppers and saute until slightly softened, about 5 minutes.
  4. Add tomatoes, squeezing them into skillet to release juices.
  5. Stir in chilies(puncture in several places for an extra hot sauce) and add salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Simmer uncovered 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  7. Remove from heat and keep warm.
  8. For Shrimp:
  9. Heat butter and oil in large skillet over medium heat.
  10. Add garlic and saute briefly, but do not brown.
  11. Add shrimp and cook, stirring frequently, 5 minutes.
  12. Add sauce and mix well to combine.
  13. For rice:
  14. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat.
  15. Add rice and cook, stirring constantly, until oil is absorbed.
  16. Combine chilies, parsley and garlic in a blender or food processor and mix well.
  17. Add to rice in skillet and stir to blend.
  18. Increase heat, add water and bring to a boil.
  19. Reduce heat and simmer, tightly covered, about 25 to 30 minutes, or until all liquid is absorbed.
  20. Fluff with a fork and add salt and pepper to taste.
  21. To assemble:
  22. Lightly oil a 6 cup ring mold and lightly pack warm Arroz Verde into mold; immediately unmold on serving platter.
  23. Add wine to shrimp mixture and simmer 2 to 3 minutes.
  24. Remove chilies; spoon into center of mold and over rice.
  25. Sprinkle with parsley and garnish with avocado slices.
  26. Serve hot.

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