Shrimps Stew Recipe | MAGGI® Arabia

Shrimps Stew

Ladle this stew and enjoy it with lightly fried rice. A tasty meal that you'd never want to stop eating. Check out other recipes in MAGGI® Arabia for more cooking inspirations.


  • 1 kg peeled shrimps
  • Lemon juice of one medium sized lemon
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 medium chopped onion or 150 g
  • 4 garlic cloves crushed
  • 1 medium potato or 200 g cut into small cubes
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 2 medium finely chopped tomatoes or 300 g
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons chopped coriander leaves
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 cubes MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon
  • 1½ cups water or 375 ml
  • For the rice:
  • 2 cups white rice or 400 g
  • 3 cups water or 750 ml
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

How to Prepare

  1. Clean the shrimps, then marinate them with lemon juice and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a large saucepan, cook onions and garlic stirring for 5-6 mins or until golden brown.
  3. Add potato and stir for 2 mins, then add the shrimps, the spices, tomato, tomato paste, coriander and parsley and cook for 5-6 mins.
  4. Add MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon cubes and water and simmer for 10–15 mins, then serve it with the white rice.
  5. For the rice:
  6. Gently wash the rice in cold water and drain. Then soak the rice in a bowl filled with cold water for 20 mins. Drain again.
  7. Add 3 cups of water to a large saucepan. Add rice and oil.
  8. Bring to a boil, then simmer.Keep stirring from time to time until the rice totally absorbs the water. Cover the rice, then cook over low heat for 15-20 mins or until the rice is cooked.

Nutritional Info

Energy: 665.00 Kcal
Protein: 48.00 g
Carbohydrate: 82.00 g
Fats: 16.00 g

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