Cheesy Shrimp and Rice

Dinner is made easy and delicious with this tasty Cheesy Shrimp and Rice dish made with Minute® Instant Premium Rice, shrimp, broccoli and cream cheese.

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Cooking time PREP TIME 5 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 15 mins
Servings SERVES 4
Ready in TOTAL TIME 20 mins


  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 lb large, uncooked frozen shrimp, peeled and thawed
  • 2 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 pkg (4 oz) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups Minute® Premium Rice
  • 2 cups frozen broccoli florets, thawed


  • Try something new for dinner tonight with this simple and delicious Cheesy Shrimp and Rice!

    Step 1

  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add shrimp and cook for 3 minutes per side, or until shrimp turn pink. Remove shrimp to a plate. Cover to keep warm.

    Step 2

  • Add broth and cream cheese to skillet; Stir until blended.

    Step 3

  • Add rice and mix well. Cover and reduce heat to low. Cook for 5 minutes.

    Step 4

  • Stir in broccoli and return shrimp to skillet. Cook for an additional 3-5 minutes, or until liquid is absorbed and broccoli and shrimp are heated through.

    Recipe Tips

    For more flavor, stir in 3 slices of cooked and crumbled bacon just before serving.

Cheesy Shrimp Goodness

In a dinner rut because long days don’t leave you with much time to cook? Then this quick, easy and delicious Cheesy Shrimp and Rice dish is the perfect solution. Made with Minute® Instant Premium Rice, shrimp, broccoli florets and cream cheese, it’s fast but doesn’t skimp on flavor.

With this recipe, you’re only 6 ingredients, 4 easy steps, and 20 minutes away from a tasty and satisfying meal that is sure to become a family favorite!

For Veggie Lovers

Try this tasty recipe with added spinach and/or red and green bell peppers for more nutrients and flavor.