Cajun Rice Recipe

Cajun Rice Recipe


How To Make Cajun Rice

Bring on the authentic Southern flavors with this easy Cajun rice recipe that takes less than half an hour to whip up.

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Total: 20 mins


  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 sweet peppers, small, diced
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 8 oz white rice, steamed
  • ½ tsp Cajun seasoning
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 scallion, greens and white, chopped


  1. Heat oil in a medium non-stick pan over medium-high heat. Add the pepper and garlic; saute for about 3 to 5 minutes or until peppers soften slightly.
  2. Stir in tomato paste and allow it to warm through.

  3. Add in the rice, seasoning and lemon juice, stirring constantly until the rice is warm.
  4. Add scallions and toss well to combine. Serve immediately.


  • Sugar: 7g
  • :
  • Calcium: 54mg
  • Calories: 549kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 105g
  • Fat: 9g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Potassium: 520mg
  • Protein: 10g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 71mg
  • Vitamin A: 4506IU
  • Vitamin C: 158mg
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