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Shrimp Casserole Recipe

Today's shrimp casserole recipe introduces a delicious combination of plump shrimp, cheese, mushrooms, fresh veggies, and rice - all baked to creamy perfection.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: how to make shrimp casserole, shrimp casserole, shrimp casserole recipe
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 496kcal
Author: Luna Regina

Ingredients

  • 16 oz raw shrimp peeled, deveined, equals 28 oz whole
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 tbsp garlic minced
  • 3 oz yellow onion diced
  • 8 oz white mushroom sliced
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 2 tsp Sriracha
  • 2 oz red bell pepper diced
  • 4 oz green peas
  • 1/2 cup unsalted chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 cup cooked medium-grain white rice
  • 2.5 oz cheddar cheese shredded
  • 2 tbsp parsley chopped

Instructions

  • In a skillet, melt 1 tbsp unsalted butter over medium heat. Sauté 1 tbsp minced garlic and 3 oz diced yellow onion for 2 minutes until fragrant.
    Step 1: Sauté garlic and onion in melted butter over medium heat.
  • Add 8 oz sliced white mushroom and sauté for 3 minutes until golden and tender.
    Step 2: Add the mushrooms and sauté until golden and tender.
  • Add 16 oz peeled and deveined shrimp and the spice blend of 1/2 tsp ground black pepper, 1/4 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp onion powder, 1/2 tsp garlic powder, 1/2 tsp paprika, and 2 tsp Sriracha to the skillet. Stir for 2 minutes.
    Step 3: Add the shrimp and the spice blend to the skillet. Stir for 2 minutes.
  • Add 2 oz diced red bell pepper and 4 oz green peas. Keep sautéing for 2 minutes.
    Step 4: Add the red bell pepper and green peas. Sauté for 2 minutes.
  • Add 1/2 cup unsalted chicken broth and 1/4 cup heavy cream to the skillet. Stir occasionally for 3 minutes until slightly thickened.
    Step 5: Add chicken broth and heavy cream. Stir until it's slightly thickened.
  • Remove everything to a mixing bowl and let it cool. Preheat the oven to 390℉ while waiting.
    Step 6: Remove everything to a mixing bowl and let it cool. Preheat the oven to 390℉.
  • Stir in 2 cups of cooked medium-grain white rice to the mixing bowl. Toss to combine.
    Step 7: Stir the cooked rice into the mixing bowl. Toss to combine.
  • Pour the mixture of shrimp and rice into a baking casserole dish. Spread out evenly. Sprinkle 2.5 oz shredded cheddar cheese on top.
    Step 8: Pour the mixture of shrimp and rice into a baking dish. Spread out evenly. Sprinkle shredded cheddar cheese on top.
  • Put the baking dish into the oven and bake for 20 minutes.
    step 9: Bake for 20 minutes.
  • Garnish with 2 tbsp chopped parsley and serve hot.
    Step 10: Garnish with parsley and serve hot.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 496kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 51g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 362mg | Sodium: 583mg | Potassium: 907mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1321IU | Vitamin C: 29mg | Calcium: 290mg | Iron: 4mg