Sheet Pan Shrimp and Sausage Bake

Sheet Pan Shrimp and Sausage Bake

Background and History:

Sheet Pan Shrimp and Sausage Bake is a delightful and flavorful dish that brings together the savory goodness of sausage and the succulence of shrimp. While not a traditional historical recipe, this modern fusion dish combines elements from various culinary traditions to create a mouthwatering and easy-to-make meal.

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 12 ounces smoked sausage, sliced into rounds
  • 2 cups baby red potatoes, halved
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)

Instructions:

  • Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, combine the shrimp, sausage, red potatoes, bell peppers, red onion, and minced garlic.
  • Drizzle olive oil over the mixture and toss to coat all ingredients evenly.
  • Sprinkle the dried thyme, dried oregano, paprika, salt, and black pepper over the mixture, and toss again to ensure even seasoning.
  • Spread the mixture onto the prepared baking sheet in an even layer.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes or until the shrimp turn pink, the sausage is browned, and the potatoes are tender. You can broil for an additional 2-3 minutes for a golden finish.
  • Garnish with fresh chopped parsley and serve hot.

Nutrition Facts:

Note: Nutrition facts may vary depending on specific ingredients and brands used. These values are approximate.

  • Calories: 350 per serving
  • Fat: 18g
  • Carbohydrates: 22g
  • Protein: 25g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sugar: 3g

Notes:

  • Customize this dish by adding your favorite vegetables or herbs.
  • Use a fully cooked smoked sausage for a quicker bake time.
  • Ensure shrimp is peeled and deveined for easier consumption.

Allergy Warning:

Please be aware that this dish contains shellfish (shrimp) and smoked sausage, which may contain common allergens. Check ingredient labels for specific allergen information and adjust the recipe to suit your dietary needs.

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