Johnny Carino’S Spicy Shrimp And Chicken Recipe


Johnny Carino's Spicy Shrimp and Chicken is a delicious and flavorful dish that combines succulent shrimp and tender chicken in a spicy sauce. This recipe is perfect for those who enjoy a little heat in their meals. The combination of spices and ingredients creates a mouthwatering dish that will leave you wanting more.

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes


  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 pound chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes (adjust to taste)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)


  1. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  2. Add the minced garlic and diced onion to the skillet. Sauté until the onion becomes translucent.
  3. Add the diced bell peppers to the skillet and cook for another 2-3 minutes, until they start to soften.
  4. Season the chicken pieces with salt, pepper, and Cajun seasoning. Add the seasoned chicken to the skillet and cook until browned on all sides.
  5. Once the chicken is cooked, add the shrimp to the skillet and cook until they turn pink and opaque.
  6. Pour in the tomato sauce and chicken broth. Stir well to combine.
  7. Add the red pepper flakes and adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper according to your taste.
  8. Simmer the mixture for about 10-15 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld together.
  9. Remove from heat and garnish with fresh parsley.