Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium high heat. Add sausage to pan, saute 1 minute. Add onion and bell pepper to pan; saute 4 minutes. Stir in garlic, black pepper and saffron (or tumeric); saute 1 minute. Stir in rice and next 4 ingredients; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 4 minutes until rice is almost tender. Stir in shrimp. Cover and simmer 3 minutes or until shrimp are done.