A delightful Cajun Shrimp and Quinoa Salad that’s bursting with flavors and textures. This recipe combines succulent shrimp with wholesome quinoa, creating a dish that’s both satisfying and nutritious.
Cajun Shrimp and Quinoa Salad
- 1 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and cooked
- 1 bell pepper, diced
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1/4 cup red onion, finely chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tsp Cajun seasoning
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Fresh parsley for garnish
- Heat olive oil in a pan over medium heat.
- Add minced garlic and sauté until fragrant.
- Add shrimp and Cajun seasoning, cook until shrimp are pink and opaque.
- In a large bowl, combine cooked quinoa, shrimp, bell pepper, cherry tomatoes, red onion, and toss gently.
- Season with salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with fresh parsley.
- Serve and enjoy your Cajun Shrimp and Quinoa Salad!
Prep time: 15 minutes | Cook time: 15 minutes | Total time: 30 minutes
Nutritional Information: Calories – 320kcal, Protein – 25g, Carbohydrates – 30g, Fat – 12g, Fiber – 5g