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Serve spicy blackened shrimp and tender vegetables over aromatic basmati rice for an easy skillet supper. Use precooked microwave rice so you don't have to mess up another pan. This one-pan dinner is perfect for company, but easy enough to make on a weeknight.

Source: 400 Calorie Recipes


Recipe Summary

20 mins
30 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Stir together Cajun seasoning, salt, and pepper in a small bowl. Heat 1 tablespoon of the olive oil in a large cast-iron skillet over medium-high. Add okra, bell pepper, and onion. Sprinkle with 2 teaspoons of the seasoning mixture, and cook, stirring often, until okra is lightly charred and pepper and onion slices are starting to get tender, 4 to 6 minutes. Transfer mixture from skillet to a bowl.

  • Without wiping skillet, add remaining 1 teaspoon oil to skillet. Pat shrimp dry, and toss with remaining seasoning mixture. Add shrimp to skillet, and cook, stirring often, until shrimp are opaque, 3 to 4 minutes.

  • Return vegetables to skillet, and add parsley, lemon juice, and butter. Toss quickly in skillet until butter melts. Serve over rice.


Prep tip: If you want to peel and devein your own shrimp, buy 1 2/3 pounds raw, unpeeled shrimp.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup rice and 1 3/4 cups shrimp mixture
364 calories; protein 24g; carbohydrates 45g; dietary fiber 4g; sugars 4g; fat 9g; saturated fat 3g; sodium 458mg.