African Caribbean Shrimp Fried Rice Recipe

African Caribbean Shrimp Fried Rice is a flavorful and vibrant dish that combines the best of African and Caribbean cuisines. This dish features succulent shrimp, colorful vegetables, and fragrant spices, all stir-fried together with fluffy rice. The result is a deliciously aromatic and satisfying meal that is perfect for any occasion. The combination of African and Caribbean flavors adds a unique twist to the classic fried rice, making it a must-try for seafood lovers and those who enjoy bold and exotic flavors.

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Ingredients for African Caribbean Shrimp Fried Rice Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Long Grain Rice
  • 1/4 pound Shrimp, Peeled And Deveined
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil, Divided
  • 1/4 Onion, Diced
  • 1/4 Bell Pepper, Diced
  • 1/2 cloves Cloves Of Garlic, Minced
  • 1/2 tablespoon Soy Sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon Curry Powder
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • as needed Chopped Green Onions For Garnish

Directions: African Caribbean Shrimp Fried Rice Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Start by cooking the rice according to package instructions and set aside.
  • STEP 2.In a large skillet or wok, heat oil over medium-high heat and sauté the shrimp until pink and cooked through. Remove from the skillet and set aside.
  • STEP 3.In the same skillet, add more oil if needed and sauté the onions, bell peppers, and garlic until they are tender and fragrant.
  • STEP 4.Add the cooked rice to the skillet and stir-fry for a few minutes, ensuring that the rice is well-coated with the flavors from the vegetables.
  • STEP 5.Season the rice with soy sauce, curry powder, and any other desired spices. Mix well to evenly distribute the flavors.
  • STEP 6.Add the cooked shrimp back to the skillet and stir-fry for another minute or two to heat through.
  • STEP 7.Garnish with chopped green onions and serve hot.
  • STEP 8.Enjoy this African Caribbean Shrimp Fried Rice as a main course or as a side dish with your favorite African or Caribbean-inspired meal.

Cooking Tips

  • To enhance the flavor, cook the rice in chicken or vegetable broth instead of water.
  • Feel free to add other vegetables like peas, carrots, or corn for added color and texture.
  • For a spicier kick, add some chopped chili peppers or a dash of hot sauce.
  • Make sure to use pre-cooked shrimp to avoid overcooking them during the stir-frying process.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover fried rice can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, simply heat it in a skillet or microwave until heated through.
  • Serve the African Caribbean Shrimp Fried Rice as a main course with a side of salad or steamed vegetables, or as a side dish alongside grilled or roasted meats.
Nutrition
value
1169
calories per serving
38 g Fat34 g Protein168 g Carbs9 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    38g
  • Protein
    34g
  • Carbs
    168g
  • Fiber
    9g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    168g
  • Protein
    34g
  • Fiber
    9g

Fats

  • Fat
    38g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    104mg
  • Iron
    12mg
  • Vitamin A
    216mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    6mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    57mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    21mg
  • Vitamin E
    10mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    183mg
  • Manganese
    2mg
  • Phosphorus
    504mg
  • Selenium
    35mcg
  • Zinc
    5mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp