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Shrimp & Andouille Sausage with Curried Rice #Weekend Bites

Shrimp & Andouille Sausage with Curried Rice- simplelivingeating.com

Excuse the not so great photos this was an unplanned recipe. When I saw how rapidly my family was devouring this dish I realized that I should share it with you because it was really simple to make and full of flavor.

Shrimp & Andouille Sausage with Curried Rice- simplelivingeating.com

Shrimp & Andouille Sausage with Curried Rice

by Diane Balch

preparation time with cooked rice 10 minutes           serves 4 -6 


2 cups of cooked rice
1 tablespoon of curry powder
6 tablespoons of butter
1 large onion chopped
12 ounces Andouille Sausage
1/2 pound or so of frozen uncooked shrimp
8 ounces or so of frozen peas
32 ounces stewed tomatoes
*optional: cayenne pepper to taste 
salt and pepper

1) Cook rice with curry powder, salt, pepper, and 2 tablespoons of butter. Set aside.

2) Put shrimp in a bowl filled with tepid water to thaw. Remove shells and tails. 

3) In a large skillet heat 3 tablespoons of butter and saute onion until it is limp. 

4) Add sausage and lightly brown. Put in the last tablespoon of butter the pan is getting a little dry. 

5) Add shrimp cook until it just turns opaque. Then add peas and and tomatoes. Heat through. Salt and pepper add cayenne to taste. 

Serve over curried rice. 

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  1. What a nice twist on shrimp and sausage to include the curry. I can understand why your family devored it. Thanks for hosting Diane and I hope you have a lovely weekend.

    1. Thanks Sam yes, the curry rice made a nice bed for this stew.

  2. Hi Diane,
    I am with your family, I would just love this dish and there would be none left at the cottage. Hope you have a wonderful weekend and thanks so much for the party!
    Miz Helen

    1. I guess you should always have your camera ready... never no when dinner is going to be a hit.

  3. Thanks for the party~ Stop by Turnips 2 Tangerines and enter to win a Ninja~ Lynn

  4. Your Shrimp recipe looks delicious, Diane ! Thank you so much for the feature and the party :-)

  5. Thank you for the party Diane :)
    I've never tasted shrimp.... we don't eat it (religious reason), so I'm curious

  6. Thanks a lot, Diane, for choosing my recipe among other! It's such a wonderful news! :)
    And your recipe sounds interesting, I've never mixed a sausage with shrimps before..
    Have a nice weekend!

    1. You are very welcome. Any kind of pork goes terrific with seafood.

  7. Hello cute lady! it is always a pleasure to be a part of your party. Thank you for hosting. Please join us at our party.We would be thrilled to have you! Happy Friday! Lou Lou Girls

  8. I don't know if I'll try the rice dish first or the bread pudding....my mouth is watering. Thank you for sharing with the Clever Chicks Blog Hop! I hope you’ll join us again next week!

    Kathy Shea Mormino
    The Chicken Chick

  9. What a deliciously flavourful dish, Diane! This is definitely comfort food. Thank you for sharing it with us at the Hearth and Soul hop.

  10. Forget Batman and Robin, I think shrimp and andouille are the greatest duo ever. I could dive into that pan right now. Thanks for sharing, Diane!

  11. Hi Diane,
    I just love all the wonderful food at your Weekend Bites! Thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and hope you have a great week.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  12. This looks delicious! Thank you so much for linking up at Tasty Tuesday! Your recipe has been pinned to the Tasty Tuesday Pinterest board! Please join us again this week!


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