You are here: Home » Recipes » Spicy Shrimp and Rice Spicy Shrimp and Rice Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 4 servings Prep 10 mins Cook 20 mins Cayenne pepper adds a kick to this dish. PrintEmail Ingredients Rice:1/4 cup olive oil1/2 -- green bell pepper, chopped1/2 -- red bell pepper, chopped1 1/2 cups rice3 1/2 cups hot water1 teaspoon saltShrimp:1 stick butter or margarine2 tablespoons shallots, minced1 sprig fresh rosemary (or 1/2 teaspoon dried)1/2 teaspoon dried oregano1 -- bay leaf, crushed1/2 teaspoon thyme1 teaspoon cayenne pepper -- Salt and pepper to taste20 to 24 large shrimp, shelled and deveined1/2 -- (8-ounce) bottle clam juice1/4 cup dry white wine Instructions To prepare the rice. Heat olive oil in large, nonstick skillet. Add peppers; cook until limp. Add rice; saute until rice begins to brown. Add 3 1/3 cups hot water and salt; stir until mixed. Cover; cook over low heat until done, about 15 minutes. To prepare shrimp. Melt butter in large skillet. Add shallots, rosemary, oregano, bay leaf, thyme, cayenne, salt and pepper. Cook until well blended. Add shrimp, clam juice and wine; cook, shaking pan, until shrimp turn pink, about 3 minutes. Serve over rice. Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Tampa, Inc.’s Tampa Treasures (Tampa, Fl., 1992).