Looking for an easy and delicious dinner idea that’s packed with flavor? Try our recipe for Fried Rice with Shrimp and a Cajun Twist! This dish combines the classic flavors of shrimp and rice with a Cajun-inspired blend of spices for a meal that’s sure to satisfy. Plus, it’s a great way to use up leftover rice from the day before. Our step-by-step instructions will show you how to make this delicious and unique dish in no time. So, whether you’re cooking for your family or hosting a dinner party, this Cajun Shrimp Fried Rice recipe is sure to impress!
- 1 onion, chopped.
- 1 green pepper, chopped.
- 1 red pepper, chopped (optional).
- 1 cup of cooked rice (from the day before).
- 1 pound of shrimp, peeled and deveined.
- 1/2 cup of corn (optional).
- 1 egg, beaten.
- 2 tablespoons of oil.
- 1 tablespoon of Cajun Boil spice.
- 2 tablespoons of soy sauce.
- 1 tablespoon of sugar.
- In a saucepan, heat up the oil on medium-high heat.
- Add the shrimp and cook until they turn pink, about 2-3 minutes.
- Add the chopped onion and corn (if using) and sauté until the onion is translucent.
- Push the shrimp and vegetables to the side of the pan and add the beaten egg to the other side.
- Scramble the egg until it’s cooked through and then mix everything together in the pan.
- Add the chopped green and red peppers and sauté for 1-2 minutes until the peppers are slightly softened.
- Add the cooked rice and Cajun Boil spice to the pan and mix everything together until the rice is coated in the spices.
- Add the soy sauce and sugar to the pan and continue to sauté everything for 1-2 minutes until the rice is hot and everything is well combined.
- Serve the Cajun Shrimp Fried Rice hot and enjoy with your loved ones!
Note: You can adjust the seasoning according to your taste, and feel free to add any other vegetables or proteins you prefer.
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