Dirty Rice and Shrimp
It's Mardi Gras time! That means, we're gong cajun this week. This is one of those wonderful recipes that works for any occasion, but since Fat Tuesday is around the corner, I thought it would be fun to share this with you. Enjoy!
1 box long grain and wild rice
1 can chicken stock
1/2 green pepper, finely chopped
1 small onion, finely chopped
2 celery stalks, finely chopped
1 lb spicy sausage
4 TBS extra virgin olive oil
1 lb. large shrimp
2 TBS cajun seasoning
In a large pot over high heat, cook rice in chicken stock. In a large skillet over medium- high heat, cook sausage with the "trinity" (pepper, onion and celery). Drain rice and place in a large bowl. Season shrimp in cajun seasoning and add to sausage mixture. Stir in incorporate. Pour sausage and shrimp mixture over rice. YUM!
Tip of the week: Be creative with this recipe. You can use chicken legs, smoked sausage or chorizo