Tropical Temptation: Sheet-Pan Shrimp, Pineapple & Peppers Over Fragrant Rice

Succumb to the allure of the tropics with this sheet-pan masterpiece. Juicy shrimp, sweet pineapple chunks, and vibrant peppers come together in a delightful dance of flavors and colors. Paired with fragrant rice, this dish is a sunlit journey to a coastal paradise.

Photo of a plate filled with Sheet-Pan Shrimp, Pineapple & Peppers over fragrant jasmine rice, showcasing succulent shrimp, caramelized pineapple chunks, and vibrant peppers, adorned with fresh cilantro, set against a tropical dining backdrop.

Precise Preparation and Cooking Time

  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 25 minutes

Number of Servings and Ideal Serving Size

  • Yields: 4 servings
  • Ideal Serving Size: A generous plate with a balance of shrimp, pineapple, peppers, and a side of rice.

Essential Nutritional Information

  • Calories: 320 kcal per serving
  • Proteins: 24g
  • Fats: 8g
  • Carbohydrates: 40g
  • Sodium: 360mg
  • Fiber: 3g

Ingredients (Measured in Grams)

  • Shrimp (peeled and deveined): 400 grams
  • Fresh pineapple (cubed): 200 grams
  • Bell peppers (mixed colors, sliced): 200 grams
  • Olive oil: 20ml
  • Salt: 5 grams
  • Black pepper: 3 grams
  • Paprika: 5 grams
  • Fresh lime (juiced): 1 lime
  • Jasmine rice: 200 grams
  • Fresh cilantro (chopped): 20 grams for garnish

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C).
  2. On a large sheet pan, spread out the shrimp, cubed pineapple, and sliced bell peppers.
  3. Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt, black pepper, and paprika. Toss everything to coat well.
  4. Place the sheet pan in the oven and roast for 20-25 minutes, or until the shrimp is cooked through and the pineapple and peppers are slightly caramelized.
  5. While the sheet pan is in the oven, cook the jasmine rice according to package instructions.
  6. Once cooked, fluff the rice with a fork and set aside.
  7. Remove the sheet pan from the oven and drizzle the contents with fresh lime juice.
  8. Serve the shrimp, pineapple, and peppers over a bed of jasmine rice.
  9. Garnish with freshly chopped cilantro.
Photo of a dining table setup: a plate with a serving of Sheet-Pan Shrimp, Pineapple & Peppers over rice, a glass of chilled mojito with mint leaves, and a bowl of fresh salsa, capturing the essence of a coastal feast.

Proven Tips for Culinary Success

  • A sprinkle of chili flakes can add a spicy kick to the dish.
  • Pair with a refreshing mojito or iced tea for a complete tropical experience.

Anticipated FAQs

  • Can I use canned pineapple? Yes, but ensure you drain the syrup and pat the pineapple pieces dry to avoid excess moisture.
  • How do I store leftovers? Store the shrimp, pineapple, and peppers separately from the rice in airtight containers in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Reheat gently before serving.