Recipe For Bayou Shrimp Rice Skillet


1 small onion, chopped
1/4 cup chopped green pepper
1 garlic clove, minced
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
1 cup water
1/2 cup cubed fully cooked ham
1/2 cup tomato sauce
1 1/2 teaspoons white wine vinegar or cider vinegar
1/8 teaspoon pepper
3/4 cup uncooked instant rice
1/4 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined


In a skillet, saute the onion, green pepper and garlic in butter until crisp-tender. Stir in the water, ham, tomato sauce, vinegar and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 3 minutes. Add the rice; cover and cook for 5 minutes. Add the shrimp; cook 3-5 minutes longer or until shrimp turn pink and rice is cooked.