Shrimp and Creamy Spinach-Feta Rice

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Total Time
1 min
5 mins

I found this wonderful shrimp recipe on USA Rice Federation website and we just love it. Though the recipe calls for Feta with basil and tomato..we preferred the plain.

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  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 12 cup golden raisin
  • 12 cup julienne strips red bell pepper
  • 1 (6 ounce) packagefresh baby spinach leaves
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 12 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 lb medium cooked shrimp, peeled and deveined (thawed if frozen)
  • 3 cups cooked rice (hot medium or long grain white rice)
  • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese with dried basil and tomato or 1 cup plain feta cheese
  • toasted pine nuts (optional) or sliced almonds (optional)


  1. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add raisins and bell pepper;
  3. sauté 1 minute.
  4. Add spinach, salt and pepper; toss until spinach is just wilted.
  5. Add shrimp; sauté 30 seconds.
  6. Add hot rice and feta cheese.
  7. Toss all ingredients until heated through and cheese is soft and creamy.
  8. Top with toasted nuts, if desired.