Wednesday 1 April, 2020

Loop Sunday Lunch: Cuban Shrimp Asopao

Image via All Recipes.

Image via All Recipes.

For today's Sunday Lunch we're keeping it Caribbean. 

Check out this delicious Shrimp Asopao recipe from All Recipes.

Prep time:  35 m

Cook time: 35 m

Ready In: 1 h 10 m


1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

1 tablespoon adobo seasoning

3 tablespoons olive oil

1/2 green bell pepper, diced

1/2 red bell pepper, diced

1 small tomato, seeded and diced

1 small onion, diced

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 tablespoon tomato paste

1 1/2 cups short-grain rice

7 cups water

1 bay leaf, crushed

red pepper to taste

3/4 cup frozen petite peas 


1. Season the shrimp with salt, pepper, and adobo seasoning; set aside.

2. Heat the olive oil in a large, deep pot over medium-high heat. Cook the green bell pepper, red bell pepper, tomato, and onion in the hot oil until the onion is soft. Mix in the garlic and tomato paste. Stir in the rice until coated. Pour in the water. Drop in the bay leaf. Bring the mixture to a boil; reduce heat to medium-low and simmer about 20 minutes. Add the seasoned shrimp and the peas. Cook until the shrimp is pink, about 5 minutes; remove from heat immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 263 calories; 6.5 g fat; 35.2 g carbohydrates; 15.1 g protein; 86 mg cholesterol; 265 mg sodium. 


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