Leftover Cajun Stir Fry

Leftovers night! Repurposed shrimp, chicken thighs and sausage tossed in Cajun spices then air fried to crisp up. Added some steamed, lightly salted Brown Rice with a squeeze of fresh lime juice. Served with a vibrant Romaine salad, air fried mushrooms and Rice Pasta Macaroni Salad.

Cajun Shrimp Stir Fry

• 2 Cups leftover Shrimp, Chicken or Kielbasa
• 1 Tablespoon Peanut Oil
• 1 large Tomato; seeded and diced
• 1 small Zucchini; diced
• 1 Cup Bell Pepper; diced
• 1 small Onion; diced
• 2 Garlic Cloves; finely minced
• 2 Tablespoons Chicken Broth
• 1 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
• 1 teaspoon Smoked Paprika
• 1 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder
• 1/2 teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes
• 2 teaspoon Salt and Pepper
• 1 teaspoon Onion Powder
• 1 teaspoon Thyme

• 4 Cups cooked Rice

1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add in onions, tomato, zucchini and pepper. Sauté until tender, about 7 minutes.
2. Add in seasonings, broth and herbs then stir in shrimp, chicken or sausage.
3. Cover and allow to simmer until heated through.
4. Serve over steamed rice.
5. Enjoy!

Looking for a side dish? Try one of these!

Vietnamese Spring Rolls
Spicy Fried Rice
Spicy Thai Peanut Fried Rice

Published by ashsinthekitchen

Home cook, gardener and lover of life!

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