Plantation shrimp pilau

Yield: 6 servings

Measure Ingredient
6 slices Bacon
2 cups Water
1 teaspoon Salt
1 cup Regular rice; uncooked
3 cups Shrimp; peeled and deveined
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon All-purpose flour
¾ cup Celery; chopped
¼ cup Green pepper; chopped
3 tablespoons Butter or margarine
1 teaspoon Salt
½ teaspoon Pepper

Fry bacon in large skillet until crisp. Drain bacon; reserving 3 tablespoons drippings. Crumble bacon, and set aside.

Combine water, salt, and drippings in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil; stir in rice. Reduce heat; cover and cook 20 minutes.

Sprinkle shrimp with Worcestershire sauce; dredge in flour. Saute shrimp, celery, and green pepper in butter for 3 minutes. Cover and cook 2 minutes. Remove from heat, and stir into rice. Add salt, pepper, and reserved bacon, stirring well. Serve hot.

"Dining in the Low Country" (South Carolina) _Company's Coming!_ Cookbook Southern Living/Southern Heritage 1983 Oxmoor House ISBN 0-8487-0603-X Typos by Jeff Pruett Submitted By JEFF PRUETT On 09-01-95

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