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whole30 shrimp cauliflower rice
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Cajun Shrimp Cauliflower Rice

Whole30 and low-carb 20-minute Cajun Shrimp skillet with cauliflower rice and sweet potato chunks.
Prep Time8 minutes
Cook Time12 minutes
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cajun Shrimp, Shrimp, whole30 dinner recipes
Servings: 2 servings
Author: Silvia Dunnirvine


  • Skillet


  • 1 dz shrimp
  • 12 oz frozen cauliflower rice
  • 1 cup sweet potatoes, cubed
  • 1/4 cup kale, parsley or cilantro
  • 2 tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pinch kosher salt and black pepper, to taste

cajun seasoning

  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1/2 tsp each, smoked paprika, onion powder and oregano
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes


  • In a medium bowl add in shrimp and cajun seasoning. Stir until the shrimp is evenly coated.
  • In a separate bowl add cauliflower rice and 1/4 cup of greens of choice (kale, parsley or cilantro)
  • Heat a medium skillet with 1 tbsp oil. Add shrimp and cook for 3-4 minutes on one side.
  • Turn the shrimp and immediately add the cauliflower rice and sweet potatoes. Sprinkle with remaining tbsp of oil over the cauliflower, lower the heat, cover and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Remove lid and stir to combine. If needed cook for an additional 1-2 minutes on low. Garnish with fresh cilantro and serve.


Calories: 238kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 177mg | Potassium: 854mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 10012IU | Vitamin C: 87mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 2mg