Free from: Gluten Free, Dairy Free
This recipe is from my mom's folder of recipes to try. It came from a small magazine called Soups, Sandwiches, and Salads. The recipe was submitted by Eddie.
1 Tbsp olive oil
1/2 cup chopped green pepper
1/4 cup sliced green onion
1 clove of garlic minced
3 cups of original V-8 juice
1 (8oz) bottle clam juice
1/2 cup water
1/4 tsp dried thyme
1/4 tsp dried basil
1 bay leaf
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup uncooked long grain white rice
3/4 pound uncooked fresh shrimp, peeled, deveined
Hot sauce to taste
Heat olive oil in a medium pot over medium heat. Saute green pepper, onion, and garlic until tender. Stir in V-8, clam juice, and water. Add seasonings-thyme, basil, bay leaf, and salt. Bring to a boil and stir in rice. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes or until rice is tender.
Stir in shrimp and cook for 3 to 5 more minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Add hot sauce if desired. Remove bay leaf before serving.