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Skinny Dirty Brown Rice With Shrimp

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“This is an easy-on-your-waistline recipe that still delivers on flavor. "Dirty rice is a classic Cajun dish made "dirty" by cooking the rice with minced livers or gizzards. This is a healthier version using brown rice and lean ground beef", says the author at skinnytaste.com.”
READY IN:
50mins
SERVES:
5
YIELD:
6 1/2 cups
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Add beef, salt, black pepper, remaining paprika, thyme and cayenne pepper. Sauté until browned, about 10-15 minutes.
  4. Add shrimp, cover and cook 5 more minutes.
  5. When the rice is done, toss with beef and shrimp and combine well. Top with scallions and serve.

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