–shrimp (one-half package of fresh medium shrimp)
–red bell pepper
–white rice (instant)
1 – Slice off two sections of red bell pepper, and then chop. Chop one-half onion. Place the pepper and onion in a covered baking dish, and add one-quarter cup of clam juice. Season with salt, pepper, and olive oil. Cook for 3 minutes on high in the microwave. Set aside.
2 – Measure two-thirds cup of white rice in a large, wide-mouthed, covered baking dish. Add two-thirds cup of water. Season with salt and a dollop of olive oil. Cook on high in the microwave for 3 minutes. Let sit, covered, for at least 5 minutes.
3 – Rinse the shrimp, and then place on top of the pepper and onion. Season with paprika, garlic powder, and lime juice. Cook for 2 minutes on high in the microwave. Then add 3 tablespoons of brown sugar, sprinkled on top of the shrimp. Season with olive oil. Than cook for 1 minute more in the microwave on high.
4 – Just before serving, sprinkle the shrimp with a handful of peanuts. Serve the shrimp hot on top of the rice.
–inspired by Real Simple.