Cajun Shrimp and Sausage Recipe
Prepared in just minutes, our Cajun shrimp and sausage recipe makes a quick and wholesome meal for weeknight dinners and weekend gatherings.
Servings: 4 servings
- 4 oz smoked sausage sliced
- 3 tbsp unsalted butter divided
- 1 tbsp garlic minced
- 11 oz peeled and deveined shrimp equal to 22 oz raw shrimp
- 1 tsp thyme
- 1/4 tsp chili powder
- 1 tsp paprika
- 1 1/2 tsp Cajun seasoning
- 1/2 tsp black pepper
- 2 oz red bell pepper cubed
- 4 oz yellow bell pepper cubed
- 6 oz zucchini cubed
- 2 tbsp parsley chopped
- 3 cups cooked medium-grain rice
Heat a large skillet over medium-low heat. Add 4 oz smoked sausage over medium heat. Stir and cook for 2 minutes.
Increase the heat to medium, add 1 tbsp unsalted butter and 1 tbsp garlic to the skillet. Stir for 30 seconds.
Add 11 oz shrimp, 1 tsp thyme, 1/4 tsp chili powder, 1 tsp paprika, 1/2 tsp black pepper, and 1 1/2 tsp Cajun seasoning to the skillet. Cook the shrimp until browned, stirring often, until opaque and cooked through, about 2 minutes.
Stir in 2 oz red bell pepper, 4 oz yellow bell pepper, 6 oz zucchini, 2 tbsp unsalted butter and cook for an extra 4 minutes.
Take off the heat. Garnish with 2 tbsp chopped parsley.
Serve hot with steamed rice.
Serving: 1serving | Calories: 505kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 291mg | Sodium: 552mg | Potassium: 832mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1076IU | Vitamin C: 82mg | Calcium: 132mg | Iron: 4mg