Shrimp and Garlic Rice

Shrimp and Garlic Rice

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword shrimp and garlic rice, garlic rice
Servings 4 servings
Author Dawn Yucuis


  • Rice-
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup white rice
  • 2 cups chicken broth I used low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Shrimp-
  • 1 pound peeled and cleaned shrimp
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • About 10 thin slices of onion
  • About 1/4 of a green pepper sliced thinly
  • About 1/4 of a red pepper sliced thinly
  • 1 to 2 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes or to taste
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Rice-
  2. In a large pan add the butter and garlic. Cook for about a minute over medium heat. Add the rice and cook for 5 minutes. Stirring occasionally, so the rice does not burn.
  3. Add the chicken broth and the 1/2 teaspoon salt. Bring to a boil.
  4. Stir once, turn down heat to medium-low to low and cover. Cook for about 15 minutes or until the liquid is absorbed.
  5. Shrimp-
  6. While the rice is cooking prepare the rice.
  7. Heat the olive oil and butter in a skillet. Add the green pepper, red pepper, onion, garlic, and red pepper flakes to the skillet. Stirring constantly cook the vegetables for about 7 to 10 minutes or until tender. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Add the shrimp and cook until they turn pink. Time will vary according to the size of the shrimp
  9. To serve-
  10. Place a serving of rice on a plate and pile the shrimp and vegetables on top of the rice.
  11. If you prefer you can add more of the peppers and onions.