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Creamy Shrimp with Bacon and Corn


  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Southern

Ingredients

  • 1 cup white rice
  • Coarse salt and black pepper
  • 4 slices bacon, cut into one inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 1/4 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 4 ears of corn, kernels cut off the cob and cobs discarded

Instructions

  1. Prepare rice according to package directions.
  2. Cook the bacon in a large skillet over medium-high heat until crisp, 5 to 7 minutes. Remove with tongs to a paper towel-lined plate to drain.
  3. Add oil to skillet and return the heat to medium high. Add the onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, 4 to 6 minutes.
  4. Carefully pour in the wine and simmer for 2 minutes. Add the cream and bring to a boil.
  5. Add the shrimp, corn,and simmer until the shrimp is cooked through, 4 to 6 minutes.
  6. Stir in the bacon and season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve over warm rice.