Cajun Shrimp

Cajun Shrimp Recipe

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Lee Dowell

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Easy recipe for shrimp. Can increase the heat by adding more cayenne pepper.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

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2 lb
unpeeled, large raw shrimp
2 Tbsp
butter beans
1/2
sweet onion
1 Tbsp
chopped fresh or 1 tsp dried basil
1 Tbsp
chopped fresh or 1 tsp dried oregano
1
bay leaf
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
or 1/2 tsp. ground red pepper
1 clove
garlic, chopped

How to Make Cajun Shrimp

Step-by-Step

  • 1Peel Shrimp and devein if desired.
  • 2Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add onion and the next 5 ingredients, and saute 5 minutes or until the onions are tender. Stir in garlic and saute for 1 minute.
  • 3Stir in shrimp, and cook, stirring as needed, for about 6 minutes or until shrimp are pink. Remove from heat and discard bay leaf.

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About Cajun Shrimp

Course/Dish: Seafood Appetizers




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