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Spicy Chorizo & Shrimp Rice For 2

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


2 servings

Updated: Oct. 21, 2022
Looking for an easy, one skillet meal for dinner tonight? This satisfying dish has a fresh, Southwestern flavor the two of you will warm up to! -Cheryl Perry, Hertford, North Carolina


  • 1/4 pound uncooked chorizo or bulk spicy pork sausage
  • 2 tomatillos, husks removed, chopped
  • 1/2 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped celery leaves
  • 2 tablespoons chopped carrot
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons crumbled queso fresco or diced part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh cilantro


  1. Crumble chorizo into a small skillet; add tomatillos. Cook over medium heat for 6-8 minutes or until meat is fully cooked. Add the rice, onion, celery leaves, carrot, garlic powder and pepper; cook and stir for 2 minutes.
  2. Add broth; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Stir in shrimp; cover and cook 5 minutes longer or until shrimp turn pink and rice is tender. Sprinkle with cheese and cilantro.

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