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Sausage and shrimp with summer vegetables in cast iron skillet
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One Pan Cajun Shrimp and Sausage Vegetable Skillet

Spice up dinner with this quick one pan Cajun Shrimp and Sausage Vegetable Skillet meal, made with a homemade Cajun seasoning.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Keyword: Cajun seasoning, Cajun Shrimp and Sausage Vegetable Skillet, one pan meal, sausage, shrimp, vegetables

Ingredients

Cajun Seasoning Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tablespoon onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons oregano
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon white pepper (black pepper works great, too)
  • 2 teaspoons fine sea salt

Skillet Ingredients

  • 1 pound jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 3 3 ounces Cajun Andouille sausage links, sliced
  • 1/2 medium white onion, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 orange bell pepper (or red), diced
  • 2 - 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 - 2 tablespoons homemade Cajun seasoning, divided
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 small yellow squash, sliced and cut into half rounds
  • 1 small zucchini, sliced and cut into half rounds

Instructions

  • Prepare the Cajun seasoning by combining all ingredients together in a bowl. Stir to combine and transfer to an airtight container. Set aside.  
  • Toss the shrimp with one tablespoon olive oil and one-half tablespoon Cajun seasoning. Set aside.
  • Set a large skillet over medium heat and add the Andouille sausage. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the sausage is browned, approximately 4-5 minutes. Transfer sausage to a plate and set aside.
  • Add one tablespoon olive oil to the skillet, along with the seasoned shrimp. Spread the shrimp into a single layer without overcrowding. Cook,stirring once, just until the shrimp is opaque and starts to curl,approximately 2 minutes. Do not overcook. Transfer shrimp to the plate with the sausage.
  • Add remaining olive oil to the skillet, along with the onion, garlic,and the diced bell pepper. Sprinkle with additional Cajun seasoning, to taste,and stir to combine. Cook, stirring frequently, until the vegetables soften and develop some color, approximately 4-5 minutes.
  • Add the yellow squash and zucchini to the skillet and cook, stirring frequently,just until browned and crisp tender, approximately 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the Andouille sausage, shrimp, and fresh parsley. Stir to combine and serve immediately.