Black Mushroom Rice with Shrimp (Riz Djon-Djon with Shrimp)
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Delicious Black Mushroom Rice with Shrimp (Riz Djon Djon with Shrimp)

Last updated on November 18th, 2022 at 06:18 pm

Black Mushroom Rice with Shrimp or Rice with Djon Djon is another staple meal in Haitian cuisine. Add shrimp for a tantalizing taste and a complete meal.

Rice with Djon Djon and Shrimp or Black Mushroom Rice with Shrimp will help you gain more friends than you need. LOL! Friends are great to have and not so great to have. Having friends and family members who are always hungry and love rice will result in you being confined in the kitchen for long hours.

Paying your dues with food is a good way to thank friends and family members. It is a full meal that can be served alone or with a meat entree or seafood entree. A side salad or vegetables will complete your dinner menu.

What is Djon Djon

You can find Djon Djon mushrooms online and in Caribbean stores. Want to learn more about Djon Djon? Read our post here.

Want to make more recipes with Djon Djon. Check the recipes below:

Other options for black mushroom rice

I love serving the rice with my favorite ribs recipe. If you prefer making the rice without shrimp, here’s the recipe for the Black Mushroom Rice before without seafood.

Rice with Shrimp and Djon Djon, black mushroom rice
Rice with Shrimp and Djon Djon

This main recipe is versatile because shrimp, soft shell crab, and lobster can also add a delicious and exotic taste. Try Black Mushroom Rice with Shrimp (Riz (Don-Djon) for your next Sunday meal. This dish will be a wonderful treat for the whole family.

Rice with Djon Djon and Shrimp or Black Mushroom Rice with Shrimp is a common dish in every Haitian household. Commonly served on Sundays or holidays, it is a favorite of many.

Note: To be more adventurous, make Black Mushroom Rice with Shrimp (Riz (Don-Djon) with lobster meat or soft shell crabs.

Black Mushroom Rice with Shrimp (Riz Djon-Djon with Shrimp)

Black Mushroom Rice with Shrimp (Riz Djon-Djon with Shrimp)

Black Mushroom Rice with Shrimp (Riz Djon-Djon with Shrimp). Prepare Rice with Djon Djon first, then add marinate cooked shrimp for more flavor.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Main Course, Side Dish, Side Dishes
Cuisine Caribbean
Servings 6
Calories 28 kcal


  • Rice with Djon Djon recipe
  • 1 lb Shrimp deveined and cleaned with lemon juice and water
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 2 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1 large Shallot chopped finely
  • 1/2 cup Sweet Red Pepper chopped small
  • Salt and Pepper to taste


  • In a saucepan over low heat, add oil, garlic and shallots and let cook for 1 – 2 minutes while stirring to avoid burning. Add sweet pepper and continue to stir. Add shrimp, salt and pepper and mix well. Cook the shrimp while stirring occasionally until they turn pink. Remove from heat.
  • Follow original recipe for black mushroom rice. Once the rice is fully cook. Gently stir in shrimp mixture and let cook for another 2 minutes. Remove and serve hot


Follow rice with Djon Djon recipe and add shrimp.


Serving: 4gramsCalories: 28kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 0.3gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 0.3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.3gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gSodium: 1mgPotassium: 44mgFiber: 0.4gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 389IUVitamin C: 17mgCalcium: 4mgIron: 0.1mg

Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on the products used.

Keyword black rice, Djon Djon, rice with djon djon, Seafood and rice
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