Cajun Shrimp And Rice

Cajun Shrimp And Rice
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Cajun Shrimp And Rice is one pot flavorful recipe with full of Shrimp and Rice with Cajun seasoning that everyone will enjoy. This Cajun Shrimp And Rice recipe is enough for family feast and it can be prepare in few time. This recipe is lovable among the ones who are Shrimp lovers. This is shrimp and rice recipe along with Cajun seasonings.

Cajun Shrimp And Rice is a package of flavorful and juicy shrimp and fluffy rice. This Cajun Shrimp And Rice is flavorful recipe that takes only 30 minutes from stovetop to table.

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Before I start telling you how tasty this recipe is just look at the picture of this mouthwatering Cajun Shrimp And Rice. Doesn’t it tastes mouthwatering or look delicious? Well! it does not look delicious but have delicious tastes too.

Cajun is one of the best spice use by people. The Cajun has very spicy flavors and it is usually use as spic rub for chicken, shrimp. Cajun Seasoning works on vegetable too. This seasoning is spicy and flavorful.

How To Make Cajun Shrimp And Rice

For making Cajun Seasoning, mix together 1 and 1/2 teaspoons paprika, 1-teaspoon salt, 1-teaspoon garlic powder, 1/2-teaspoon black pepper, 1/2-teaspoon onion powder, 1/2-teaspoon dried oregano, 1/2-teaspoon cayenne pepper, 1/4-teaspoon red pepper flakes in blender and whisk them together. You can increase the quantity of ingredients if you want to add more spices in it.

Take large skillet and melt butter in it over medium range. Stir garlic and half of Cajun Seasoning in it and rice in skillet.

Cajun Shrimp And Rice

Now add chicken broth , bring the broth to boil, than reduce it to simmer and cover it with lid. Cook it for 15 minutes and stir after every 5 minutes. Meanwhile when rice are cooking, prepare the shrimp by stirring together the remaining mixture of Cajun Seasoning and 2 tablespoon of melted butter. Pour over shrimp and toss to coat.

Mix the shrimp in rice and cover them and let them cook for 3-6 minutes longer until the shrimp is pink and opaque. Serve them by garnishing them with fresh parsley or any other fresh herb of your choice.

Homemade Cajun Seasoning

Most of the time people use market base Cajun seasoning because it is easily available in market. People just go and buy Cajun seasoning. Homemade Cajun seasoning can be prepare in just few time and this seasoning is the best.  For preparing Cajun Seasoning mix together 2-tablespoon of garlic powder, 1-tablespoon of Onion powder, Oregano, thyme, paprika, chili powder and peppercorn.

Cajun Shrimp And Rice

Place all the ingredients in food processor and whisk them together properly. Whisk the ingredients for couple of times. The seasoning Cajun should remain little coarse. You can adjust the spices according to your own choice. If you want less spices whisk the ingredients in less quantity and if you want more spices than add more ingredients in it.

Tips For Making Cajun Shrimp And Rice

First thing while preparing your Cajun Shrimp And Rice is that gather all the ingredients together to your ease. You can use fresh shrimp or frozen one depend on your own choice. If you are using frozen shrimp than thaw them before from the freezer and get rid of any extra liquid. Add some Cajun seasoning in it and set it aside for 10 minutes.

Use a large pan for cooking rice because the rice will take more space while cooking. If you se small pan than the texture of rice may get effected.

Why This Cajun Shrimp And Rice Recipe Is So Good

  • A healthy recipe used as main course and can be serve in parties as well.
  • It takes only 30 minutes to get into your tummy.
  • Cajun Shrimp And Rice Recipe uses simple ingredients for preparation.
  • It is genuinely delicious and mouth watering.
  • It can be Refrigerate for couple of days.
  • So tasty and craving satisfying and the most important thing it is popular among youngsters.
  • This milk is rich source of energy and proteins too.
Cajun Shrimp And Rice

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Cajun Shrimp And Rice

Cajun Shrimp And Rice is one pot flavorful recipe with full of Shrimp and Rice with Cajun seasoning that everyone will enjoy. This Cajun Shrimp And Rice recipe is enough for family feast and it can be prepare in few time. This Cajun Shrimp And Rice is flavorful recipe that takes only 30 minutes from stovetop to table.

Ingredients

  • 1 and 1/3 cups white rice
  • 2 and 2/3 cup chicken broth
  • 1 pound large shrimp
  • 4 tablespoons butter,
  • 1 teaspoon garlic
  • Cajun seasoning (Recipe is mention below)

cajun seasoning

  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1/2-teaspoon black pepper
  • 1-teaspoon salt
  • 1/2-teaspoon onion powder
  • 1-teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2-teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4-teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2-teaspoon cayenne pepper

Directions

1- For making Cajun Seasoning, mix together 1 and 1/2 teaspoons paprika, 1-teaspoon salt, 1-teaspoon garlic powder, 1/2-teaspoon black pepper, 1/2-teaspoon onion powder, 1/2-teaspoon dried oregano, 1/2-teaspoon cayenne pepper, 1/4-teaspoon red pepper flakes in blender and whisk them together. You can increase the quantity of ingredients if you want to add more spices in it.

2- Take large skillet and melt butter in it over medium range. Stir garlic and half of Cajun Seasoning in it and rice in skillet.

3- Now add chicken broth , bring the broth to boil, than reduce it to simmer and cover it with lid. Cook it for 15 minutes and stir after every 5 minutes.

4- Meanwhile when rice are cooking, prepare the shrimp by stirring together the remaining mixture of Cajun Seasoning and 2 tablespoon of melted butter. Pour over shrimp and toss to coat.

5- Mix the shrimp in rice and cover them and let them cook for 3-6 minutes longer until the shrimp is pink and opaque.

6- Serve them by garnishing them with fresh parsley or any other fresh herb of your choice.

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Notes/Tips

  • You can use homemade Cajun Seasoning instead of market base Cajun Seasoning. This homemade seasoning can b prepare in just few minutes and spices and be adjust according to your taste. If you want the Cajun Shrimp And Rice to be more spicy than add 3 tablespoon of Cajun Seasoning in it.
  • You can use fresh vegetables in this recipe but if fresh vegetables are not available than you can use canned vegetables as well.
  • The amount of stock uses depends on the rice used. If the rice is hard than add more stock in it but there is hardly any liquid left in the pan.
  • If you want browned shrimp than you can saut√© the shrimp in the start of recipe. Transfer it to the plate when coo fully and cover them to keep it warm till the end.



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