Skip to main content

Cheesy Shrimp and Rice Casserole

This dish is flat-out delicious!

Did you know ~

·      Shrimp ranks number one in volume among seafood’s consumed in the United States.

·      According to the National Fisheries Institute, each American eats 4.1 pounds of shrimp apiece per year. 

·      The word casserole comes from a French term meaning, “served from the dish used for cooking.”  

Which brings me to this flavorful shrimp casserole.  The simple ingredients in this recipe make this dish an easy dinner on a busy night.  While it’s in the oven, there’s plenty of time to make the salad, and maybe some garlic bread.

The snowy whiteness of the rice, the golden colored cheese and the pinkish shrimp, turns into a colorful appetizing dish.

And ~ it’s even great the next day!

Cheesy Shrimp and Rice Casserole


5 green onions sliced
1 green pepper, chopped
2 tablespoons pimento
2 tablespoons butter
1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
½ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon seasoned pepper
¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
3 cups cooked long grain rice
1 can cream of mushroom soup with roasted garlic
2 cups cheddar cheese, grated


Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
In a large skillet, sauté green onions and green pepper in butter until tender.
Stir in pimento.
Add shrimp, salt, seasoned pepper and cayenne pepper; cook for 1 minute.
Stir in the rice, soup and ½ cup of the cheese.
Pour shrimp mixture into a greased casserole dish.
Cover and bake at 325 degrees for 30 minutes.
Sprinkle with remaining 1½ cups cheese.
Bake, uncovered, for 5 more minutes or until heated through and cheese is melted.

Bon Appetit!

Be sure to visit my friend, Linda’s blog, @My Kind of Cooking for great tips and delicious easy recipes! 


  1. This dish has quite a few of our favorite things. It looks delicious!


  2. This looks so delicious! So creamy and yummy with the melting cheese! I could even eat the shrimp right off the pan! We love shrimps!

  3. Yeah I can comment again! this would be a smash hit in our home cheesey goodness!

  4. Oh yummy!
    Love me some shrimps.

    M :)

  5. Shrimp is delicious - with rice & cheese = WoW! At least 3 favorites in your dish. Thanks!

  6. Dishes like this one, make for good meals during the week. Thanks for sharing another good recipe.


  7. I love all things cheesy! This looks great!

  8. Pam,
    We love shrimp cooked any way. I usually don't bake shrimp, but this casserole looks so good with the cheese and rice, Yum!

  9. uauuuuuuuuuuuuu...great Recepie!!!As usual...


  10. Lot's of my favorite things in this delicious looking dish. Thanks for the casserole definition.

  11. Love shrimp and this casserole looks absolutely divine! Can't wait to try it and the dinner rolls on your previous post. Thanks for the fab recipes!

  12. This sounds excellent, cheesy and cajun-y. Canjuny is a word right? :)

  13. Ooooohhhh.. Yum!! Cheesy shrimp? Sign me up! I'll be trying this very soon.. thanks for posting!

  14. I am making this for our next church potluck. I love all the flavors in this recipe plus who doesn't love cheese!

  15. Pam these potatoes look amazing!!!


Post a Comment


I was supposed to get a nice body for summer, but there's a small problem... I like food!

I am happy to hear what you have to say, and appreciate your taking the time to stop by and leave a comment.
Keep smiling!

Popular posts from this blog

Tender and Delicious Italian-Style Baked Chicken Breasts

Are you in the mood for chicken tonight? If you are, here’s a great recipe for it!

Everyone seems to love chicken and there are several things I like about this recipe:  the ease of preparation, just a few simple ingredients and no sacrifice of the flavor because it is simple.  It tastes mmm mmm good! 
This dish is great for a weeknight meal or company also.  Just dip the chicken breasts into beaten eggs, coat them with the Parmesan bread crumb mixture, drizzle with the spicy, garlicky Robusto Italian dressing and pop them into the oven.  They come out baked to perfection, being fork tender.  I served it with rice and a crisp mesclun salad.

Italian-Style Baked Chicken Breast Printable recipe

4 boneless skinless chicken breasts 2 eggs, beaten 1 cup Parmesan cheese 1 cup Italian bread crumbs ½ tablespoon garlic powder ¼ teaspoon salt ¼-½ teaspoon seasoned pepper ¼ cup Wishbone Robusto Italian Salad Dressing 4 teaspoons butter
Wash chicken, pat dry. Combine cheese, bread crumbs, g…

Succulent Slow-cooker Pork Loin in Gravy

It’s that time of year when I like pulling out the slow cooker and letting it cook dinner for us!

Thisslightly adapted recipe is from Trisha Yearwood’s Home Cooking cookbook.  Not only can she sing, she can evidently cook very well also.  Her cookbooks are filled with down-home simple recipes that would appeal to most anyone.  

We really like pork and I really like the slow-cooker, so this recipe is a win win!  It has the right mix of ingredients with its spicy rub, chicken broth, lemon juice and soy sauce.  The pork is fall apart tender and delicious Trisha says, “ Before I found this recipe, my attempts at cooking pork loin usually began with high hopes and ended with dry, overcooked meat.  The secret is the slow-cooking crockpot.  Spices in the rub get a chance to really flavor the loin, and it doesn’t dry out.  In fact, it’s so tender that it actually falls apart!” 

The singer/cook is right ~ it is scrumptious!  I hope you try it and like it as much as we do!

Slow-cooker Pork Loin in …

Bubba’s Winning Homemade Summer Sausage

You’re probably asking why would anyone bother to make their own summer sausage.  The reason is, because it is so very delicious!

The flavor of Bubba's home made sausage is much better than the store bought version, cheaper also and you know exactly what it consists of.  You control the ingredients ~ no added chemicals~ and flavor it as you like.  It reminds me of growing up on the farm with Dad making our own pork sausage, not similar to supermarket sausage at all.
Our older son, known as Bubba here on my blog, has been refining his summer sausage recipe and has hit on the exact proportions for it.   It's easy to pull together, it just takes time; requiring 5 days to cure.  

There is no casing involved.  Do not use a grade of ground beef with very low fat content as the result will be dry and crumbly.  Do not substitute any other salt for the Morton Tender Quick Cure ~ it is not the same thing!
It’s a great summer sausage that you just slice and serve with cheese and crackers or …

Summer was our best season: it was sleeping on the back screened porch in cots, or trying to sleep in the treehouse; summer was everything good to eat; it was a thousand colors in a parched landscape…

~ Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird


ᴡᴏᴏ ʜᴏᴏ!!!

ᴡᴏᴏ ʜᴏᴏ!!!

Dinner Party

Dinner Party
Jules-Alexandre Grun

United States 7.3.16

Flag Counter

Global Visitors 7.3.16

Flag Counter

ᴍɪɴɴɪᴇ ❣ 13 ʏᴇᴀʀs

ᴍɪɴɴɪᴇ ❣ 13 ʏᴇᴀʀs
May 5, 2004…

ᴍᴏᴏᴄʜᴇʀ ❤ ʀɪᴘ ❤

ᴍᴏᴏᴄʜᴇʀ ❤ ʀɪᴘ ❤
May 5, 2004 – Dec 16, 2014

Since 2009


Total Pageviews