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Arroz Con Chorizo Y Camarones

Spanish chorizo is an aged sausage which is firmer than Mexican chorizo and less spicy. It's available at Spanish and some Latino markets . If you can't find it, substitute Portuguese linguica sausage, often available in supermarkets.

Type: Fish, Rice, Shellfish
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

2 tablespoons 30mlOlive oil
1 tablespoon 15mlOnion - chopped (large)
4   Garlic cloves - minced
1   Red bell pepper - chopped
1   Green bell pepper - chopped
1   Tomato - chopped (large)
1 cup 160g / 5.6ozRice
3/4 lb 340g / 11ozSpanish chorizo - casing removed, and cut into 1/4" slices
2 cups 474mlChicken broth
1 lb 454g / 16ozPeeled large shrimp - deveined
2 tablespoons 30mlChopped parsley

Recipe Instructions

Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion, garlic and red and green peppers. Cook, stirring, until the onion and peppers start to soften, about 5 minutes. Add the tomato and rice and cook another 2 to 3 minutes until the tomato softens.

Stir in the chorizo and the chicken broth. Bring to a boil, cover and reduce the heat to low. Simmer until the rice is tender but still quite moist, about 15 minutes.

Stir in the shrimp, cover the pan and cook until the shrimp are opaque and pink, 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in the parsley and serve.

Dietary Information:

Each serving: 583 calories; 1,314 mg sodium; 243 mg cholesterol; 31 grams fat; 10 grams saturated fat; 34 grams carbohydrates; 40 grams protein; 2.88 grams fiber.

"The Los Angeles Times, 08-15-2001"


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