Cajun Rice Tips
How do you store Cajun rice?
Any remaining cooled Cajun rice can be stored in a tightly covered dish or sealed container. Store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months for best quality.
What can you serve with Cajun rice?
You can eat this Cajun rice dish as a full meal or as the ultimate side dish! Serve it with our delicious Cajun shrimp recipe
or our flavorful slow-cooked pork loin
. Pair it with some hearty green vegetables, too, such as these Brussels sprouts
. Turn any leftover Cajun rice into a delicious breakfast with fried or scrambled eggs on top, or wrap it in a tortilla to make a delicious burrito!
What else can you add to Cajun rice?
Add any of your favorite vegetables to this dish, such as chopped asparagus. Give it some heat with a little cayenne pepper. You can also mix in an additional teaspoon of Cajun spice for extra flavor or substitute Andouille sausage
for ground beef. —Sarah Fischer, Taste of Home Associate Food Stylist
If you’re out of Cajun seasoning, you can make your own. There are many different blends, but a typical mix includes salt, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, paprika, thyme, pepper and onion powder.
1 each: 303 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 28mg cholesterol, 953mg sodium, 45g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 16g protein.