This is super quick and very yummy. There's a little kick to it as well, but not much. If you want more spiciness, simply leave the seeds on the jalapeno. Enjoy!
-1 cup uncooked orzo
-12 oz shrimp, peeled, deveined, with tails removed
-5 tsp Cajun seasoning, divided
-3 Tbs extra virgin olive oil, divided
-4 Roma tomatoes, cut into chunks
-1 small onion, chopped
-1 jalapeno, seeded and chopped (leave seeds if you want more heat)
-2 cloves garlic, minced
-1 Tbs tomato paste
-1 tsp salt
-1 tsp pepper
-1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
Cook orzo according to packet directions. Drain.
Meanwhile, pat the shrimp dry with paper towels. Season with 2 tsp Cajun. Toss well and set aside.
Toss tomatoes with 1 Tbs of the oil and 1 tsp Cajun. Set aside.
Preheat broiler to HIGH.
Heat 1 Tbs of the oil in large skillet. Add the seasoned shrimp and cook until done (about 2-3 minutes per side). Remove shrimp from skillet and set aside.
Return skillet to stove and heat remaining Tbs oil. Add the onion and jalapeno. Cook for 3-4 minutes. Add the garlic and tomato paste and cook for 1 minutes. Season with remaining Cajun, salt and pepper. Give it a good stir. Add the tomato chunks and cooked orzo and mix well.
Add the cooked shrimp to the orzo mix. Give it a good stir and remove from stove.
Sprinkle cheese on top and broil in preheated oven for 2-3 minutes or until cheese is melted and golden brown.
Serve onto plates and enjoy!