Spicy Sausage & Shrimp Skillet



  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 8 ounces shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 medium zucchini, sliced
  • 10 ounce spicy chicken sausage
  • ½ teaspoon basil
  • ½ teaspoon thyme
  • ½ teaspoon oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • 2 large cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt & pepper


  1. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet over high heat. Add shrimp to skillet and cook shrimp, stirring often, about 5 minutes. Transfer shrimp to a plate.
  2. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil to skillet and sauté onion until translucent. Add peppers and sausage, cover and cook for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add zucchini and minced garlic to the skillet and stir. Add tomato paste and chicken broth, and stir everything. Season with salt, pepper and spices. Cook for another 5 – 7 minutes until the sauce is thickened and vegetables are tender.
  4. Add shrimp and cook for another 3 minutes until the flavors are fully incorporated.
  5. Serve over rice, pasta, zoodles or spaghetti squash.


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