Cajun-Style Shrimp

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Rated 5.0 based on 5 customer reviews
Cajun-Style Shrimp
Cajun-Style Shrimp

Directions

Mealthy Tip

If you're not looking to purchase multiple spices, save time and money by picking up a pre-made Cajun spice rub. Substitute 1 tablespoon spice rub for the cumin, paprika, oregano, salt and pepper, and toss the shrimp in a mixture of spice rub, garlic, olive oil and lemon juice as directed.

For more Cajun-inspired recipes, you might enjoy:

One-Pan Cajun Chicken and Rice

Pressure Cooker Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya

Pressure Cooker Low Country Boil

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 207 calories; 9g fat; 4.5g carbohydrates; 26g protein; 239mg cholesterol; 1152mg sodium.

Full nutrition

Nutrition Facts

Serving Per Container 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 207 Calories from Fat 80
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Trans Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.4g
Cholesterol 239mg 80%
Sodium 1152mg 48%
Total Carbohydrate 4.5g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Sugars 0.3g
Protein 26g
Vitamin A 13% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 9% Iron 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300 mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g

Calories per gram:

Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4

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Jessica Scott says:

The Cajun seasoning mixture in this recipe was perfect for the shrimp. Instead of using rice, we tossed the shrimp in pasta with butter. Very delicious and spicy!

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Greg Jones says:

Being from the south, Cajun shrimp is a staple. We live in the gulf so we bought huge shrimp, and generously seasoned it with all of the spices in this recipe. Not only is it quick, but the cleanup is easy and the flavors are mouthwatering. If you like spicy seafood, this is a must try.

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Sarah Gray says:

I used really large shrimp that I picked up from the seafood market. This was really dish, amazing flavor. Baking shrimp on a sheet is a lot simpler than using my cast iron because I can throw on other veggies too, like broccoli or asparagus.

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Jenny J says:

Served this Cajun-y shrimp with asparagus. I also used really large shrimp (8-12/lb). The Cajun spice rub I used was store bought, super delicious and easy. Would not have thought to make this otherwise.

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Anthony Cohen says:

This spice mix was good, but could have used cayenne pepper. I like that it's not as salty as the store bought kind. I used gulf shrimp and served it with catfish.