Cajun cooking is originally from French Cuisine but has become very famous in Louisiana, USA. The flavours are very rustic yet delicious. Serve this delicious with some shrimp or chicken.

Preparation Time : 10 minutes

Cook Time : 20 minutes

Serves : 4 – 6


Rice : 2 cups

Olive oil : 1 tablespoon

Bell pepper : 1 seeded and diced

Onion : 1 medium diced

Garlic : 2 cloves minced

Cajun Seasoning – Simple Recipe : 1/4 cup

Tomato paste : 2 tablespoons

Fresh lime juice : 2 teaspoons

Butter : 4 tablespoons

Salt to taste


Heat oil in a saucepan, add onions, peppers, garlic and saute for 3 minutes until the onions are soft.

Add tomato paste, cajun seasoning, lime juice, butter, salt, stir well and cook for 2 minutes until the butter is melted.

Add rice, stir in and cook for 1 minute. Add 4 cups of water, stir well and close lid.

Cook for 15-20 minutes or until the rice is completely cooked.

Serve hot with some shrimp or chicken.