sausage & shrimp skillet
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20 Minute Sausage and Shrimp Recipe

Get the recipe for this Sausage and Shrimp Skillet with only 4 main ingredients. Delicious & easy for a quick weeknight meal! Gluten free and keto-friendly. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy sausage recipe, easy shrimp recipe, sausage and shrimp recipes
Servings: 4
Calories: 454kcal
Author: Kate


  • 1 medium onion , chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 bell peppers
  • 12 oz raw shrimp , peeled and deveined (about 25-31 shrimp/lb)
  • Salt & pepper to taste (about 1/4 teaspoon each)
  • 4 spicy Italian sausages , cooked (about 6 inches each)
  • Optional garnish: 2 tablespoons fresh herbs , such as chopped scallion, cilantro, and/or parsley


  • Prepare all the ingredients: Chop the onion. Clean the bell peppers and chop them into 1/2 - 1 inch bite-sized pieces. Slice the sausages into 1/4 - 1/2 inch pieces.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan or wok. Add the chopped onion and saute over medium heat for 5 minutes, or until the onion softens. Turn up the heat to high, add the bell peppers and shrimp and saute until shrimp is fully cooked, about 3 minutes on high heat. Add the sliced sausage and stir to heat through. Remove from heat and garnish with fresh herbs.


Double the olive oil for a keto-friendly version of this recipe.


Calories: 454kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 214mg | Sodium: 663mg | Potassium: 193mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1865IU | Vitamin C: 79.4mg | Calcium: 128mg | Iron: 2.1mg