Kickin' Shrimp Gumbo over Minute Brown Rice
Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: Creole
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Serves: 6
Spicy shrimp gumbo served over minute to serve brown rice makes for a deliciously easy meal with a lot of flavor! Ready in new time and perfect for the whole family.
  • 1 lb peeled & deveined shrimp 16/20 count
  • ¼ cup almond meal
  • 2 tbsp ghee (or unsalted butter)
  • 1 green pepper, chopped (stem and seeds removed)
  • 1 peeled onion, chopped
  • 1 red chili pepper, sliced into small rings (stem removed)
  • 1 zucchini (top removed), chopped into ½" cubes (or 1.5 cups chopped baby zucchini)
  • 3 roma tomatoes (stem removed) chopped into ¼" cubes (or about 2 cups)
  • 2 cups low sodium chicken stock
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 6 packages minute ready to serve brown rice (1 package per person)
  • 1 bunch Green Onions, chopped for Garnish
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp coarse black pepper
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  1. Take your seasoning mix in a small bowl and mix all of your spices together.
  2. In a large bowl add your shrimp and then add half of the spice mixture. Toss and place shrimp in fridge until ready to use. Set spice seasoning aside.
  3. in a large saucepan (or large pot) over medium heat add your 2 tbsp ghee/butter.
  4. Add your almond meal and mix. Continue to stir every minute or so until the almond roux darkens a couple of shades (give it about 10 minutes).
  5. Next add the onion, green pepper, zucchini and chili pepper. Cook for 8 minutes, or until the onions begin to look translucent.
  6. Add your tomatoes, stir.
  7. Add your chicken stock, mix.
  8. Add your bay leaves and remaining spice mixture.
  9. Bring pot to a boil and then simmer for 20 minutes.
  10. Once pot has simmered (flavors have come together) add your shrimp.
  11. Continue to simmer until shrimp have cooked through about 8 minutes.
  12. When ready to eat, heat up minute brown rice, place into bowl, spoon gumbo over rice and garnish with chopped green onions for serving.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: Between 6 Calories: 485 Fat: 9.8g Carbohydrates: 68 Fiber: 4.4g Protein: 32.6g
Recipe by My Lavender Blues at