Monday, May 25, 2020

CAJUN SHRIMP AND RICE


CAJUN SHRIMP AND RICE




This shrimp and Cajun rice recipe is spicy, satisfying and perfect for busy weeknights! An easy to prepare meal, ready to eat in just 30 minutes.

Ingredients:
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 cup bell pepper
  • 2 tablespoon Butter
  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • 1 tbsp Minced garlic
  • avocado For serving
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cooking oil
  • 1 cup White Jasmine rice
  • Lemon Wedges For Serving
  • 2-3 tablespoon Cajun Spice mix 
  • Fresh coriander For Garnishing
  • 500 gram Shrimp Cleaned and deveined
  • 2-3 Medium ripe tomatoes (about 1 cup)


Instructions:
  1. Heat 1 tablespoon butter in a pan. Add shrimps and 1 tablespoon of Cajun Seasoning. Cook on medium-high heat for not more than 2-3 minutes each side. Remove from pan and keep aside.
  2. Add remaining butter and Oil to the same pan. Add chopped onions and minced garlic. Cook until onion is softened.
  3. Add rice to the pan. Toast rice in low-medium heat for 3-4 minutes, stirring in between. At the end of this step rice should look slightly toasty.
  4. Add Chopped red bell pepper, tomato and remaining Cajun seasoning. Give everything a good mix.
  5. Add warm stock. Cover and cook untill the rice is cooked 3/4th.
  6. Stir in shrimp. Cover and let it cook another 8-10 minutes on low flame or until the rice is cooked through.
  7. Let it rest for 10 minutes before opening the lid. Using a fork gently separate the rice grain.
  8. Garnish with fresh cilantro.
  9. Serve along with avocado and lemon wedges. Enjoy your cooking!