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Cajun Shrimp and Rice

Cajun Shrimp and Rice
Recipe of the Day: Cajun Shrimp and Rice 🍤
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Cuisine: American
Recipe type: Main dish
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails intact
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 4 plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 bunches scallions, chopped
  • 3 cups cooked white rice
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • Lemon wedges, for serving (optional)
Instructions
  1. Heat the butter, olive oil and garlic in a large skillet over medium-high heat until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add the Cajun seasoning and shrimp and cook, stirring, until the shrimp begin to curl, about 1 minute. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Add the tomatoes and scallions to the skillet and cook, stirring, about 1 minute. Add the rice and ¼ cup water and continue to cook until the rice is warmed through and the shrimp are opaque, about 3 more minutes. Stir in the parsley and serve with lemon, if desired.
  3. Per serving: Calories 357; Fat 11 g (Saturated 3 g); Cholesterol 176 mg; Sodium 537 mg; Carbohydrate 40 g; Fiber 3 g; Protein 23 g

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Posted by Food Network on Monday, June 25, 2018