Cajun Shrimp with Creamy Sauce

barbara lentz


Really tasty shrimp dish. You can control how spicy you want it by adding more or less cajun seasoning.

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10 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


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1 lb
shrimp peeled and deveined
2 Tbsp
cajun seasoning
1 stick
3 clove
garlic minced
1 c
scallions thinly sliced divided
1/4 c
dry white wine
4 Tbsp
1 1/2 c
heavy cream
salt to taste

How to Make Cajun Shrimp with Creamy Sauce


  • 1Season the shrimp with the cajun seasoning. Add 3 tbsp of butter to saute pan and cook the shrimp on each side about 3 minutes per side. Remove from pan and set aside.
  • 2Add the rest of the butter to pan. Add garlic and the white parts of the scallions. Saute 2 minutes. Add the wine and let most evaporate scrapping up bits.
  • 3Add the flour and make a roux and cook 3 minutes. Add the heavy cream. Season to taste with salt.
  • 4Serve the sauce on the plate with shrimp on top and garnish with the green parts of the scallion.

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About Cajun Shrimp with Creamy Sauce

Course/Dish: Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole

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