Cajun Shrimp w/Avocado, Quinoa, & Broccoli


Here's a delicious and easy cajun shrimp that's quick to make, and delicious with a lot of different sides like this broccoli, quinoa, avocado combo, to make for a well balanced meal!

Serving size: This recipe is for 3 ounces of shrimp (one serving).  

Macronutrient Balance: 26.7g Protein / 15.2g Fat / 28.2g Carbohydrates (this macronutrient breakdown is for the meal shown in the photo which includes 1/2 cup cooked quinoa, 2 oz steamed broccoli, and 1 oz of avocado)

Ingredients: 

  • 3 oz medium raw shrimp - peeled and cleaned

  • 2 tsp smoked paprika

  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper

  • 1 tsp garlic powder

  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme

  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder

  • 1/2 tsp onion powder

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1 1/2 tsp olive oil 

Instructions:

  1. In a medium sized bowl, mix all seasonings together. Add the raw shrimp and 1/2 tsp olive oil and toss until coated well. 

  2. In a medium pan, heat 1 tsp olive oil

  3. Toss in seasoned shrimp and cook for 2 minutes on one side. Flip each shrimp over to cook for an additional minute.

  4. Remove from heat and serve. 

Note: This recipe details the instructions for the cajun shrimp. Steam broccoli and season the water with salt when cooking. Slice up fresh avocado, and follow directions on quinoa packaging for 1/2 a cup of cooked quinoa. Then serve with the cajun shrimp for a well-balanced meal!


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