Spicy Shrimp over Rice

Susan Bickta


This is a favorite "go to" recipe I made up years ago. I used ingredients I had on hand, and came up with this quick and easy "shrimp creole" type of dinner. Adjust the heat to your liking.


★★★★★ 2 votes

10 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 3 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1 medium
    onion, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 medium
    green bell pepper, roughly chopped
  • 3
    stalks celery, roughly chopped
  • 1 clove
    garlic, peeled, smashed and chopped
  • 1 1/2 lb
    shrimp, cooked, peeled and deveined
  • 1
    16 ounce jar chunky salsa
  • 1
    8 ounce jar taco sauce
  • 1
    14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes with garlic and onions, undrained
  • 1 tsp
    dried parsely flakes
  • 6-8
    servings cooked rice

How to Make Spicy Shrimp over Rice


  1. Cook onion, green pepper, celery and garlic in oil in a 4-5 quart Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring often. Vegetables should still be crisp.
  2. Add the cooked shrimp, mix well and cook 5 minutes more.
  3. Add salsa, taco sauce and diced tomatoes. Mix well. Bring to a simmer and cook for 5-6 minutes or until heated through. Add the parsley flakes and mix well.

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About Spicy Shrimp over Rice

Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy
Hashtags: #rice #shrimp #tomatoes

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