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Shrimp with Coconut Rice Recipe



1/4 cup frozen sofrito thawed
1 1/4 cups water
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, finely chopped
zest of 1 lemon
peel for garnish
1 cup instant rice
1 lb large peeled/deveined shrimp (thawed)
1/4 cup white wine
1/2 cup light coconut milk
sesame seeds toasted
Suggestions for sides dish: Steamed broccoli
Combine water and oil in medium saucepan; bring to a boil for rice.Stir lemon zest and rice into boiling water. Remove from heat, cover, and let stand 5 minutes or more.
Preheat large sauté pan on medium-high 2–3 minutes. Place 1/4 cup sofrito in pan (chill remaining sofrito for another use), then stir in shrimp. Cook and stir 4 minutes or just until shrimp begin to turn pink.
Stir in wine, coconut milk, and cilantro. Cook and stir 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Use a fork to fluff the rice. Serve shrimp over rice, garnish with broccoli and sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds.

21 comments:

  1. This shrimp recipe with coconut seems very tempting and with white wine is a great combination :)

    Gera

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  2. It sounds exotic and delicious!Have a lovely day,dear!

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  3. What appealing mix of flavors. It looks very good ^_^ Bye, have a great day

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  4. This sounds delicious, but I like any recipe with shrimp. I am going to have to give this a try.

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  5. Oh, this rice sounds outstanding, Claudia...and perfect paired with shrimp!

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  6. Coconut milk is something I don't work with often. I must change that based on this delicious looking dish!! I love the white wine in here (ok I just love wine!) but it pairs so delightfully with shrimp. What a great meal idea. Defiantly bookmarking this one!

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  7. This sounds absolutely delicious Claudia!

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  8. The coconut rice sounds amazing. I am just thinking of all the wonderful things you could do with that in a meal. However, your choice with the shrimp and broccoli is a great one to start with.
    Your plating is fabulous, looks like one I would find in a restaurant at a resort! Thanks for posting this one-yum!

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  9. This must be yummy and I like how you have created the dish as well. Quite choreographic!

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  10. Hubby would love that. He is a real rice man. :) Coconut milk was a great addition. Have a nice day, Claudia. Often check in to see what you've been up to. ;) Thanks for visiting my blog too. ((HUGS))

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  11. this sounds like a truly delicious dinner. i love the addition of coconut milk! thanks for sharing!

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  12. Nice meal. I don't use instant rice but I can work around it.
    Thanks.

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  13. Coconut and shrimp were made for each other! Love this.

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  14. Great minds think alike, we had a similar meal tonight, coconut rice is awesome, I love the addition of shrimp.

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  15. I'll be cooking a Lenten Friday meal tomorrow -- guess what I'll be making!

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  16. Do you make a large batch of sofrito and then freeze it to use for later? Great idea!

    This dish looks yummy. I love coconut rice and honestly just about anything coconut. Nice recipe!

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  17. Love this recipe, Claudia! So elegant, and beautiful, colorful combinations with the broccoli, shrimp, and rice...even better, with coconut. Lovely presentation, as well!

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  18. This is so pretty, and has wonderful flavors!

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  19. The shrimp look delicious & perfectly cooked! What a wonderful meal you've put together! Gorgeous plating!

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  20. It looks so colorful and healthy--delicious! Shrimp and broccoli is such a great combination.

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  21. I love coconut rice, and I love that you used sofrito in this! :) Very nice.

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