Seafood Rice Recipe

Seafood rice recipe with shrimp, langostino lobster, and salmon
Seafood rice recipe with shrimp, langostino lobster, and salmon

Seafood Rice

A quick and flavorful side dish, this rice pairs well with just about anything.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people


  • 2 cups washed par-boiled rice
  • 1 shallot
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 baby bell peppers red and orange
  • ½ lb langostino lobster tails
  • ½ lb peeled and deveined shrimp
  • 4 tbsp old bay divided
  • 3 tbsp green seasoning
  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • 1 tbsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 handful parsley minced
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 pinch saffron threads optional


  • In a bowl, season seafood with half of old bay and paprika. Set aside.
  • To a pot on medium-high heat, add in oil. Once hot, add in onion and bell pepper. Sauté until softened. Add in garlic and sauté until fragrant.
  • Add rice to the pot and toast for 1 minute. Add in chicken stock, turmeric, and saffron threads and stir. Lower heat to a simmer and cover. Let simmer for 20 minutes.
  • In a skillet on medium heat, add butter and cook seafood until completely cooked through.
  • Fluff rice, add in seafood and stir to combine. Serve immediately or store for up to two days.
Keyword rice dish, seafood, seafood rice
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