This tangy and aromatic one-pot Mexican Rice and Quinoa with Shrimp meal is hassle-free to make and always a good option to keep you full and satisfied.
Heat oil in large saucepan set over medium heat; cook onion, carrot, red pepper, jalapeño and garlic for 3 to 5 minutes or until slightly softened. Season with salt and pepper.
Stir in broth and tomatoes; bring to boil. Stir in rice, peas and corn. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook for 10 minutes.
Top rice and quinoa with shrimp; drizzle lime juice over top. Cover and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until rice is tender, most of the liquid is absorbed and shrimp are cooked through. Remove from heat. Let stand for 5 minutes. Sprinkle with cilantro; serve with lime wedges.
Add pitted green olives or capers to the rice for added zesty flavor.
This traditional dish is the perfect main course to a delicious Mexican food night to spice up your weeknight meals. This tasty variation on Traditional Mexican Rice is made with shrimp and our premium hearty blend of Carolina® Jasmine Rice with Quinoa. Some other meals you can add to your Mexican night are flavor-packed Chicken Tinga Tacos with Carolina® White Rice. You can finish off your Mexican-themed dinner with sweet Cajeta Rice Pudding for a creamy and rich dessert. For an incredible finish to your meal, make sure to take a look at our guide to rice pudding including Vegan Rice Pudding recipes.
Not a fan of shrimp? Seafood is an acquired taste, but we’ve got other options for you, such as Mexican-Style Rice: Arroz con Pollo which allows you to have all the benefits of a well-rounded, top quality flavored, traditional family dinner. On the other hand, if you want something quick and mess free, you can try this One-Skillet Mexican Sausage and Rice Dinner. This recipe uses whole grain Carolina® Brown Rice, filled with a richer, nuttier taste for a delicious experience.
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