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Cajun Shrimp

This fast and easy Air Fryer Cajun Shrimp recipe is a meal-in-one, made with shrimp, sausage, and lots of colorful vegetables such as zucchini, yellow squash and bell peppers.

Cajun Shrimp

The ultimate air fried cajun shrimp recipe. Delicious shrimp, cajun seasoning and a few little extras.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American, Cajun
Keyword: Air Fryer, Air Fryer shrimp, best cajun shrimp, cajun shrimp
Servings: 4
Calories: 284kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. Cajun or Creole seasoning
  • 24 (1 pound) cleaned and peeled extra jumbo shrimp
  • 6 oz. Fully cooked Turkey/Chicken Andouille sausage or kielbasa*, sliced
  • 1 Medium zucchini, 8 ounces, sliced into 1/4-inch thick half moons
  • 1 Medium yellow squash, 8 ounces, sliced into 1/4-inch thick half moons
  • 1 Large red bell pepper, seeded and cut into thin 1-inch pieces
  • ¼ tsp. Kosher salt
  • 2 Tbsp. Olive oil

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, combine the Cajun seasoning and shrimp, toss to coat.
  • Add the sausage, zucchini, squash, bell peppers, and salt and toss with the oil.
  • Preheat the air fryer 400F.
  • In 2 batches (for smaller baskets), transfer the shrimp and vegetables to the air fryer basket and cook 8 minutes, shaking the basket 2 to 3 times.
  • Set aside, repeat with remaining shrimp and veggies.
  • Once both batches are cooked, return the first batch to the air fryer and cook 1 minute.

Notes

Serving: 11/2 cups
Buy shrimp still frozen and defrost as needed. To defrost shrimp, thaw overnight in the refrigerator.
*check labels for whole30 and gluten-free.
 

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container

Serving Size510g


  • Amount Per ServingCalories284
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 14g 22%
    • Saturated Fat 2g 10%
  • Cholesterol 205mg 69%
  • Sodium 1500mg 63%
  • Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
    • Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
    • Sugars 3g
  • Protein 31g 62%

    * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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    Written by Lisa Yarde

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