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Cajun Shrimp and Rice
Courtesy Food Network Magazine

Prep Time:14 minInactive Prep Time: — Cook Time:6 min
4 servings

1tablespoon unsalted butter
2tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
3cloves garlic, minced
2teaspoons Cajun seasoning
1pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails intact
Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
4plum tomatoes, chopped
2bunches scallions, chopped
3cups cooked white rice
3tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
Lemon wedges, for serving (optional)
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.

Add the tomatoes and scallions to the skillet and cook, stirring, about 1 minute. Add the rice and 1/4 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.

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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