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Dirty Rice Recipe with Shrimp - Zero WW SmartPoints

A delicious, lightened up version of the traditional Dirty Rice Recipe with Shrimp recipe. Zero WW SmartPoints {Purple Plan}, 2 WW SmartPoints {Blue Plan}, 6 WW SmartPoints {Green Plan}.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American, Cajun, French
Keyword: dirty brown rice, dirty rice, dirty rice with shrimp, fried rice recipe, healthy recipe, shrimp recipe, weight watchers recipe, ww, ww dinner, ww dinner recipe, ww smartpoints, zero points
Servings: 5 Servings
Calories: 347kcal
Author: Housewives of Frederick County

Ingredients

  • - 1 1/2 cups uncooked brown rice
  • - chicken bouillon cube Knorr
  • - 2 bay leaves divided
  • - 1/8 + 1/4 tsp cayenne divided
  • - 1/8 + 1/2 tsp paprika
  • - 1/8 + 1/2 tsp thyme
  • - 1 tsp oil
  • - 1 onion diced
  • - 2 celery stalks diced
  • - 1 green pepper diced
  • - 1 clove garlic minced
  • - 1/2 lb 98% fat free ground turkey
  • - salt & pepper to taste
  • - 1 lb medium shrimp peeled and deveined
  • - 2 scallions chopped

Instructions

  • Cook brown rice according to package directions in water along with a chicken bouillon, 1 bay leaf and 1/4 tsp salt and 1/8 each of cayenne, paprika and thyme.
  • When the rice is almost done cooking, heat a large heavy saucepan on medium-low heat.
  • Add the oil, onions, green pepper, celery, bay leaf, and garlic.
  • Saute on medium-low heat until soft, about 5 minutes.
  • Add ground turkey, salt, black pepper, remaining paprika, thyme and cayenne pepper.
  • Saute until browned, about 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Add shrimp and cover. Cook 5 more minutes.
  • When the rice is done, toss with turkey and shrimp and combine well.
  • Top with scallions and serve.

Notes

Zero WW SmartPoints {Purple Plan}
2 WW SmartPoints {Blue Plan}
6 WW SmartPoints {Green Plan}