Shrimp and sausage smash potatoes. Ultra Crispy Smashed Potatoes are straight forward to make – boil, squish, drizzle, bake – but there are two little tips I've discovered along the way Found some sausages and red cabbage in the freezer and thought I could do this with leftover potatoes? Many of your recipes have got me through. New Orleans native Charlie Andrews demonstrates on how to make Smothered Potatoes with shrimp and smoked sausage.
WD Test Kitchen tip: Quickly thaw frozen corn by placing kernels in a colander and running cool water over them, or submerge the entire package in a. The potatoes then get a trip through a hot oven to crisp up. Instead of then 'smashing' the potatos, I cut a cross in the upper side of each, to about half-way through. You can have Shrimp and sausage smash potatoes using 8 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you achieve it.
Ingredients of Shrimp and sausage smash potatoes
- Prepare 1 pound of fresh shrimp (steamed in old bay at the grocery store).
- It’s 1 of onion diced.
- You need 1 of bell pepper diced.
- You need 1 of small bag of red potatoes.
- You need 2 of small cans or 1 big can- MILD Rotel tomatoes, with chilies.
- You need 1 pkg of Eckrich Skinless smoked sausage.
- It’s 2 of garlic cloves minced.
- You need 1 dash of or as needed to taste-seasonings (creole, cajun, old bay, onion powder, red lobster seafood seasoning, parsley, italian,etc).
Then, by using a finger and thumb on each hand to genyly squeeze in the lower half, (press between each cut line) the potato opens up. A potato is a pretty amazing little side dish. There must literally be thousands of ways to serve them from mashed to Cook's Notes: Get creative topping these – sauteed mushrooms or peppers, pan seared andouille sausage, caramelized onion, a dab of chili, broccoli. These potatoes are incredibly tender on the inside yet amazingly crisp on the outside – the perfect side dish to any meal!
Shrimp and sausage smash potatoes instructions
- Scrub, wash, and clean potatoes, and cut in smaller cubes.
- I boil my potatoes in seasoned water. While they are cooking, cut and dice the veggies, and sausages. I also add some seasonings to the cut up veggies and sausages in a bowl, and toss around to coat in seasonings.
- Boil potatoes until pretty soft(So they can be partly smashed later). Drain.
- Have pan ready,with butter. Saute veggies, remove, saute sausages until brown on each side.
- Add rotel, garlic, let it boil, add shrimp & cooked veggies back in & anymore seasonings. turn down to low simmer until shrimp is heated.
- Remember, i used precooked/steamed in old bay from kroger, so mine only needed to be re-heated from where i had put in fridge earlier that day.
- Add mixture over semi smashed potatoes on plate.
- If u like more firm cooked potatoes, you can do that too. I just like mine softer with a little smash and with some bigger pieces of potatoes too.
- Also, If you like crunchier veggies, or have uncooked shrimp that hasnt been predone, you can just not saute veggies, and add it with the uncooked shrimp into the rotel, and it will cook it all. Plus, the sausages too. Since they dont take long to cook either. It's all in your preference. But i do recommend buying the fresh precooked shrimp in old bay from kroger or grocery market.
Now if you've never had smashed potatoes before, you are in for quite a treat. It's pretty much the best kind of potato side dish you could ever have – fluffy on the inside yet incredibly. Add potatoes and reduce to a rapid simmer. It's also one we pull out for company. We make it pretty much like the recipe says, with variations depending on how much corn and potatoes we have.