Spicy Louisiana Cajun Shrimp with Chipotle

Maya Turnor

By
@MayaBCookin

have fun and season this to your liking; these directions are basically guidelines to get you started.


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Rating:

Serves:

6-8

Prep:

35 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

1 lb
medium shrimp, peeled and deveined, with tail shell intact
2 Tbsp
olive oil
1 Tbsp
cajun seasoning
1/2
chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, finely chopped
1/2 tsp
brown sugar
1
lemon or lime, sliced in wedges for garnish
salt and pepper, for seasoning

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl, toss together the shrimp with the olive oil, Cajun seasoning, brown sugar and chopped chipolatas in adobo sauce, and mix well to fully coat the shrimp. Cover and refrigerate for 30-60 minutes.
2
Baking: Preheat oven to 350°F. Spread out the marinated shrimp onto a foil-lined baking sheet, and season with salt and pepper. Bake until the shrimp curl up and turn pink, about 10-15 minutes. Serve warm or at room temperature with a garnish of lemon or lime wedges.
3
Grilling: Preheat an outdoor grill to medium and barbecue shrimp until they curl up and turn pink.
4
Sautéeing: Preheat a large skillet over medium to medium-high heat. Add about 1/2 tablespoon of oil, and once hot add the shrimp, being careful not to overcrowd the pan. Cook about 2 minutes per side.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Seafood Appetizers
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy