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Shrimp Rice Bowl Recipe – a gluten free, nutritious and delicious bowl, perfect for a quick and healthy meal. Made with Village Harvest’s Organic Gluten Free Antioxidant Blend, which contains black rice, black lentils and black quinoa.

Grain bowl with black rice, black qionoa, black lentils, sliced avocado, shrimp, roasted sweet potoato cubes, tomatoes and topped with cilantro and pumpkin seeds.

This Shrimp Rice Bowl Recipe is simple to make and easy to customize.

Loaded with protein, antioxidants and ancient grains. Seasoned, perfectly cooked shrimp, roasted sweet potatoes, avocado, tomatoes, cilantro, onions and pepitas for extra crunch. Drizzled with lime juice.

And the grain element in this Shrimp Rice Bowl Recipe is amazing! I used Village Harvest’s Antioxidant blend, which is perfect for grain bowls like this one.

This blend has a rich black color, containing three unique mixes of gluten free black rice and nutritious grains – black quinoa and black lentils.

Grain bowls are some of my favorite things to make for lunch and dinner these days. They are so simple to prepare and you can use various kinds of grains, protein, veggies, nuts, seeds and sauces.

Since summer is so short and has to be enjoyed, I don’t really want to spend a ton of time in the kitchen. This is why I try to make easy, tasty and light summertime dishes, that don’t require a lot of time, but are packed with nutritious ingredients.

Ingredients needed for shrimp rice bowl. Chopped tomatoes, shrimp, avocado, cilantro, roasted sweet potatoes, lime, pepitas and red onion.

I’m lucky that my husband also likes these and also provides some ideas of what kind of ingredients to combine in my creations.

seared shrimp with rice, chipotle style bowl with avocado, cilantro, sliced tomatoes and roasted sweet potatoes. Howl to cook black rice.

This Shrimp Rice Bowl Recipe is also perfect for meal prepping/planning. I’ve always loved the idea of meal planning. I’ve done it on and off through the years. I got more serious about planning our meals recently, right after our son was born.

There are some days, when I just don’t have time to even make a quick salad or a sandwich. That’s when a quick grain bowl, that I can make in 5 minutes comes handy. I say 5 minutes, but let’s assume that you’ve prepared your grains, shrimp and potatoes in advance and are storing them in the fridge.

A bowl with black rice blend, cooked shrimp, avocado, pepitas, tomatoes and anything needed for a delicious grain bowl.

For the grains in this Shrimp Rice Bowl Recipe I used Ancient Harvest’s Organic, Gluten Free Antioxidant blend. It contains black rice, which I love. This is the first time I tried black quinoa and black lentils and they taste delicious. Love the black color of this antioxidant blend.

A measuring cup filled with a mix of black rice, quinoa and lentils. Loaded with antioxidants.

It made my shrimp rice bowl so pretty.

Cooked Village Harvest Antioxidant blend. Mixo of black wuinoa, black rice and black lentils. Used to make shrimp rice bowl recipe.

For this Shrimp Rice Bowl Recipe:

  • I roasted the sweet potatoes in the oven for 30 minutes.
  • I seared the shrimp on the stove top. You can grill it instead, but since the shrimp that I had was on the smaller side, I decided to just cook it in a pan on the stove top.
  • I used sliced avocado, but if you have the time to make guacamole, it will be even better!
  • The Village Harvest Antioxidant blend cooks relatively quickly. Just make sure you follow the instructions on the package.
  • Topped with crunchy pumpkin seeds (optional)

a mix of black rice, black quinoa and black lentils- healthy grain blend

I also got to try the other two Village Harvest Organic Benefit Blend Varieties. All Three (3) Benefit Blend varieties – Organic Antioxidant BlendOrganic Ancient Grain Blend and Organic Protein Blend offer a distinctive combination of healthful goodness.

Make sure you check out the three different varieties of Organic Benefit Blends on the NEW Village Harvest Online Shop.

Package of Village Harvest antioxidant blend

Village Harvest products are more than just rice, they are about discovering new possibilities at home in the kitchen, or thousands of miles away in the fields.

Something Better Starts Here and I’m more than happy to provide some recipe inspiration for you.

Village Harvest defines social sustainability to not only mean caring for our planet, but also the workers that help to bring whole, healthy grains to your door.

  • Village Harvest has pledged 1% of their profits to run programs that give back to the farmers and local communities from which they source their products.
  • Village Harvest has pledged to donate 1% of their employees’ time to charitable causes and sustainability efforts.

If you happen to like the Village Harvest Blends, you can also complete a Product Request Form Here.

I’m a huge fan of quinoa bowls. Some of my favorite ones are this Balsamic Brussels Sprouts Quinoa Bowl, Honey Sriracha Chicken Quinoa Bowl and Roasted Vegetable Quinoa Bowls With Tahini Drizzle.

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Grain bowl with black rice, black qionoa, black lentils, sliced avocado, shrimp, roasted sweet potoato cubes, tomatoes and topped with cilantro and pumpkin seeds.
5 from 1 vote

Shrimp Rice Bowl Recipe

Shrimp Rice Bowl Recipe - a gluten free, nutritious and delicious bowl, perfect for a quick and healthy meal. 
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes
Servings: 4


For the shrimp:

  • 12 oz shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • salt+pepper to taste

For the roasted sweet potatoes:

  • 16 oz sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • salt+pepper to taste

For the Shrimp Rice Bowl:

  • 1 cup Village Harvest Antioxidant Blend
  • 1 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 4 tbsp pumpkin seeds, toasted
  • cilantro for garnishing
  • 2 tbsp red onion, chopped
  • 2 limes, cut into wedges


For the shrimp:

  • Season shrimp with salt, pepper, paprika, garlic, oregano, onion powder and cayenne.
  • Heat oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Cook shrimp for 1-2 minutes per side, until it is fully cooked. Transfer to a bowl. Set aside.

For the roasted sweet potatoes:

  • Preheat oven to 375 F. (You can roast them at 400 F, but be careful not to burn them)
  • Season potatoes with salt and pepper. Drizzle with oil. 
  • Line a baking sheet with foil. Roast potatoes for 30-35 minutes, turning a few times, until fully cooked.

For the rice:

  • Cook Village Harvest Antioxidant blend, following the directions on the package.

To assemble the bowl:

  • Divide the rice blend between 4 bowls. Add sweet potatoes, shrimp, tomatoes, onion, pumpkin seeds and cilantro. Drizzle with lime juice.


Calories: 602kcal, Carbohydrates: 72g, Protein: 27g, Fat: 24g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 214mg, Sodium: 819mg, Potassium: 1060mg, Fiber: 11g, Sugar: 7g, Vitamin A: 16840IU, Vitamin C: 26.9mg, Calcium: 211mg, Iron: 5.4mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Main
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I share simple, mostly low-carb and Keto recipes, that don't take a lot of time to make and use mostly seasonal, easy to find ingredients. I'm a supporter of healthy eating, but you'll also find some indulgent treats too.

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  1. What a pretty bowl, Mira! I love shrimp and rice together, so this sounds perfect! I also love that pretty pop of color. This would be such a delicious meal, especially in the summer! Looks so good!