Saffron Shrimp & Peach Rice Bowls

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Who knew shrimp and peach could form a match made in flavor heaven?

Who knew shrimp and peach could form a match made in flavor heaven? In this killer recipe, tender, juicy shrimp meets succulent peach slices. The dynamic duo is accompanied by a host of flavorful ingredients. Shrimp is coated in bold spices like paprika and saffron and sautéed in garlic to pink perfection. The protein-packed shellfish is then layered on a bed of satisfying rice and topped with tangy peaches.

This simple recipe delivers a boatload of flavors. Fruit slices add an innocent sweetness to the filling dish, while savory spices give it a zesty kick. With the combination of vibrant colors, these healthy rice bowls give off a stunning presentation.

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Saffron Shrimp & Peach Rice Bowls

This recipe fuses unique and tasty flavors to create one special rice bowl.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Yield 8 people
Serving Size
Course Dinner
Cuisine Universal
Author SkinnyMs.


  • 1 1/2 cups brown rice long or short grained, uncooked
  • 3 cups chicken broth or vegetable, low-sodium
  • 2 peaches firm, ripe, pitted and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice freshly squeezed
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pound shrimp large, raw, shelled
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon saffron threads
  • 1 garlic clove peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 cup cilantro leaves coarsely chopped
  • 1 lime cut into 4 wedges for serving


  • Add broth and brown rice to a pot and bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat to lowest setting.
  • Cook for about 35 minutes, or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender. Remove from heat and fluff with a fork.
  • Toss chopped peaches in one tablespoon lime juice and set aside.
  • Place a sauté pan over medium heat and add oil. Add shrimp and sprinkle on salt, paprika, cayenne pepper, and saffron. Cook for 3 minutes. Add garlic and cook for 1 additional minute, or until shrimp is cooked through. Shrimp should be pink and opaque. Remove pan from heat.
  • Evenly distribute rice into 4 bowls. Add shrimp and peaches over rice and sprinkle cilantro to serve.
  • Serve with lemon wedges for squeezing on dish, if desired.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition Information

Calories: 403kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 124mg | Sodium: 175mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 12
Keywords dairy-free, Gluten-Free, Seafood

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