Cajun Shrimp and Sausage

5 from 6 votes

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This Cajun Shrimp and Sausage comes together is no time, is punched with flavor, and besides plump shrimp and juicy turkey sausage, there are lots of fresh veggies all tossed with a cajun seasoning blend made in one pan!

sheet pan of Cajun Shrimp and Sausage

Sometimes when time is short and the family is hungry, nothing beats a tasty meal made on a sheet pan. Super quick, easy clean up.

For this meal, shelled and deveined shrimp and sliced, lean turkey sausage are used. Feel free to use frozen, thawed shrimp and any sausage you prefer, this is a versatile sheet pan dinner.

I like how quickly this comes together and while the shrimp are cooked and the sausage gets slightly caramelized on the edges, the veggies are not over cooked and mushy.

prepping spices for Cajun Shrimp and Sausage

What’s in my Cajun Seasoning Blend?

I make my own Cajun Seasoning Blend, but feel free to use whatever is your favorite. I like to make my own and keep the salt that is typically the main ingredient in store bought versions down.

My cajun seasoning has a blend of paprika, garlic and onion powder, celery salt, black, cayenne and white pepper, oregano, thyme and dry mustard. I also like to add a teaspoon of fennel seeds with this one, but that’s optional.

You can alter the level of heat on this by how much you put on this prior to baking. I you want a mild version, one tablespoon should do it, but if you like it hot add more than the two I list for this one.

over head photo of Cajun Shrimp and Sausage in serving bowl

Just slice up some zucchini, red bell pepper and a red onion then toss in a bowl with the shrimp and sausage.

Add two to three tablespoons of olive and two tablespoons of the cajun spice blend, toss to coat and spread on a sheet pan lined with foil or parchment paper.

In the oven for 18 minutes and you’re ready to serve!

You could easily serve this over pasta, too. Enjoy!

plate of Cajun Shrimp and Sausage in a close up image

cajun shrimp and vegetables

Cajun Shrimp and Sausage

5 from 6 votes
This quick Cajun Shrimp and Sausage dinner has plump shrimp, turkey sausage, lots of fresh veggies all tossed in a cajun seasoning blend made in one pan!
Servings: 4 servings
Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 18 mins
Total: 28 mins

Ingredients 

  • 1 lb medium shrimp shelled and deveined
  • 1 lb turkey sausage sliced
  • 3 zucchini sliced half inch pieces
  • 2 red peppers chopped into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 large red onion sliced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Cajun seasoning
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds optional

Instructions 

  • Preheat oven to 400°F and line a baking sheet with aluminum foil or parchment paper.
  • Slice the turkey sausage into half inch pieces. Thaw shrimp if frozen. Shell and devein the shrimp, keeping tails on. Cut the vegetables and place all in a bowl.
  • Drizzle with olive oil and cajun seasoning blend. Toss to coat.
  • Spread on the lined baking sheet and bake for 18-20 minutes total.
  • Garnish with chopped parsley and serve as is or over pasta if you prefer.

Nutrition

Calories: 416kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 47g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 370mg | Sodium: 1071mg | Potassium: 1014mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 3915IU | Vitamin C: 111.6mg | Calcium: 234mg | Iron: 5.4mg

The information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.

Course: Dinner, Main
Cuisine: Cajun, Southern
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Kevin

Whether in the kitchen or on the grill, you’ll find me cooking American favorites with a love for BBQ, Mexican and Tex Mex. I’m passionate about making tasty food because life’s too short to be bland!

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13 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    My husband loved this . I used 2 tablespoons of cajun spice (store bought) but I think next time I’ll add more. This was easy to make and a snap to clean up. Thanks Kevin !

  2. 5 stars
    Thank you for this recipe, Kevin. Even the picky eater at the table ate every bite. Quick, easy, and very tasty. I will be making this on a regular basis.

  3. 5 stars
    This recipe is fantastic! A little kick of spice and oh so savory! A must make my friends! Perfect for a cold evening at home. It warms you up form the inside out and is so good!!!!

  4. Hey Kevin! This is right up my food alley! I think I’ve told you how much I love cajun/creole food. I would use andouille sausage because I really like it and can get it here. As you know I’m a little on the milder side of spicy so I would cut back a little on the seasoning, but that’s just me. A side of dirty rice would be good with this!

  5. 5 stars
    This would be a total hit at our house Kevin! So much flavor and even better that it’s an easy sheet pan meal! Count me in!

  6. 5 stars
    Love the turkey and shrimp combo here, Kevin and that Cajun blend sounds divine…bet it would be delicious on just about anything!