Spicy Louisiana Cajun Shrimp with Chipotle

Maya Turnor


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

★★★★★ 2 votes
35 Min
10 Min


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

How to Make Spicy Louisiana Cajun Shrimp with Chipotle


  • 1In 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.
  • 2Baking: 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.
  • 3Grilling: Preheat an outdoor grill to medium and barbecue shrimp until they curl up and turn pink.
  • 4Sautéeing: 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.

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About Spicy Louisiana Cajun Shrimp with Chipotle

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