Cajun Shrimp with Pineapple Basmati Rice
(2 reviews)
Prep time:
10 min
Cook time:
30 min

Simple, easy and fast recipe for a delicious dinner option.

D.. Helyar
Rice Ingredients
1 cup Water
1 cup Pineapple chunks (from can)
1/2 cup Pineapple juice (from pineapple chunks can)
1 tbsp Butter
1/2 tsp Crush red peppers
1 tsp Curry powder
1/2 tsp Garlic powder
1/2 tsp Onion powder
1/2 tsp Salt
1 tbsp Maple syrup (real)
1 tbsp Lime juice
1 cup Basmati rice
Shrimp Ingredients
2 cups Shrimp, raw, peeled and deveined
1 tbsp Butter
2 Garlic cloves, minced or finely chopped
1 1/4 tsp Cajun spice (dry)
1-2 Green onions, chopped
2-3 tbsp Cilantro, chopped
  1. Add all rice ingredients except rice to a medium sized saucepan and stir
  2. Bring mixture to a boil and stir in rice
  3. Cover saucepan and simmer for 20 minutes until rice is cooked and water adsorbed
  4. Remove from heat and let sit for approximaately 10 minutes while shrimp is prepared
  5. Over medium heat melt butter in a large pan
  6. Add garlic and saute for 1-2 minutes
  7. Add shrimp and cajun spice
  8. Cook shrimp for 2-3 minutes being careful not to overcook
  9. Add green onions and toss
  10. Serve rice with shrimp garnished with cilantro
  11. Enjoy!
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