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Creamy Cajun Shrimp with Basil Orzo & Fresh Rocket Leaves

Indulge in a sumptuous Creamy Cajun Shrimp over Basil Orzo, with fresh Rocket Leaves.

369 Reviews

35

Cooking Time

2 People

Serving Size

Seafood

Protein

814

Calories

Before you start

Please wash your hands and rinse all fresh fruits and vegetables prior to cooking.

What you'll need

Olive oil | Salt | Black pepper | Cooking pot | Strainer | Chopping board | Knife | Cooking pan | Wooden spoon

Cooking Instructions

Ingredients

Step 5 : Final Touches

Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a large pan over medium heat, add cooked orzo and remaining basil. Finish with lemon juice, salt, and pepper.

180 g Orzo Pasta
7 g Garlic
140 g Red Bell Pepper
7 g Thyme
7 g Basil Leaves
120 g Fresh Lemon
300 g Shrimp
15 g Cajun Seasoning
300 ml Cooking Cream
40 g Baby Rocket Leaves
10 g Butter
6 g Parmesan Cheese

Allergens

Gluten, Dairy, Shellfish

Step 1 : Cook the Pasta

Bring a pot of salted water to a boil over medium heat, add orzo pasta, cook for 8-10 minutes, then drain and set aside.

Nutritional Information

Energy (kJ/kcal)    

814

Protein (g)    

52

Carbohydrates (g)    

96

Fibers (g)    

8

Sugar

11

Fats (g)

30

  • The nutritional information provided is only for ingredients supplied by COOKFRESH.

  • Please note that the total nutritional values will vary based on the cooking process and any additional ingredients you add at home.

Step 3 : Cook the Shrimp

In a pan with olive oil over medium heat, cook shrimp seasoned with salt and black pepper for 2-3 minutes until golden. Add Cajun spice (spicy), and cook for 30seconds.

Step 2 : Prep the Ingredients

Finely chop garlic, dice red bell pepper, chop basil leaves, and strip thyme leaves from the stem. Squeeze lemon juice into a bowl.

Step 4 : Make the Sauce

Add garlic, thyme, and red bell pepper to the pan, and cook on high heat for 3-5 minutes. Pour in cooking cream, add half the basil, and simmer for 3-5 minutes until sauce reduces. Season with salt and black pepper.

Step 6 : Serve and Enjoy!

Layer wild rocket on plates, add basil orzo, and top with creamy Cajun shrimp. Garnish with parmesan cheese

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