“This recipe comes from Melting Pot Potluck. it was put together to announce the arrival of the new pastor and his wife. Origin: Gulf of Mexico.”
READY IN:
40mins
SERVES:
6-8
YIELD:
1 pot
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Court Bouillon: To 1 1/2 quarts water, add 1/2 lemon, sliced; 1 onion, sliced; 1/2 stalk celery with leaves, chopped; 1 carrot, sliced;1 teaspoons salt, and a few peppercorns. Simmer 5 or 10 minutes, then add shrimp and cook 2-5 minutes.
  2. Remaining Instructions: Cook shrimp in bouillon as directed above; drain, and save stock. Heat oil; add onion, garlic, and bay leaf, cooking until onion is tender. Add uncooked rice and cook, stirring until golden. Add bouillon and tomatoes. Chop tomatoes. Add seasonings to taste. Cover and cook for 20-30 minutes, adding more bouillon if mixture comes too dry. Add shrimp, reserving some for garnish. Keep warm until served. Decorate with shrimp and green pepper strips.

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