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Cajun Shrimp & Cauliflower Rice Recipe

cajun shrimp and cauliflower rice
cajun shrimp and cauliflower rice

Cajun Shrimp & Cauliflower Rice Recipe

Course lunch
Cuisine American

Ingredients
  

Cajun Seasoning

  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp Dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp Onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp Crushed red pepper flakes

Rice

  • 2 tbsp Olive oil, extra virgin
  • 24 oz Cauliflower rice
  • 2 tsp Garlic (Minced)
  • 2 tbsp Fresh parsley (Chopped)

Shrimp

  • 1 & 1/2 lbs Medium shrimp (uncooked, peeled, deveined, tails can be on or off)
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil

Instructions
 

  • Stir together Cajun seasoning ingredients in a small bowl. Set aside.
  • Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil to a large skillet over medium heat. Stir in cauliflower rice, minced garlic, and half of the Cajun seasoning. Cover and cook for 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally. Cauliflower should be tender and close to done.
  • While cauliflower is cooking, combine shrimp, 1 tablespoon oil, and remaining 1/2 of the Cajun seasoning in a bowl or Ziploc bag. Shrimp should be coated in seasoning.
  • Stir seasoned shrimp into the cauliflower rice. Cover and cook until shrimp is pink and cooked through, about 4 to 5 minutes.
  • Stir chopped parsley or green onions into your finished dish before serving.