Cheesy Cajun Shrimp Topper

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Michelle Wolf


Use this rich, creamy, cheesy shrimp to top grilled steak, chicken, fish or pork. It's even great on rice and pasta. Can be used to top a simple crusty toasted bread for a decadent appetizer.


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5 Min
10 Min


  • 4 Tbsp
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 1 lb
    shrimp: peeled, deveined and chopped
  • 1 c
    half and half
  • 1 c
    chicken stock
  • 2 Tbsp
    cajun, creole or blackening seasoning
  • 1 c
    shredded cracker barrel white extra sharp cheese
  • ·
    extra butter to saute shrimp



  1. In a 2 QT sauce pan, melt butter, whisk in flour. Cook to a golden blonde color.

    Increase heat, whisk in stock and half&half.

    Simmer until thickened, adding in cheese at the very end until melted and smooth.
  2. In a saute pan, saute shrimp in butter adding in cajun seasonings. Cook through.

    add entire shrimp mixture to cheese sauce.
  3. Serve over meats, fish, pastas, rice, crusty bread, even as a stuffing for zucchini, eggplant or peppers.

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