Cajun Shrimp

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Try serving this spicy Cajun shrimp recipe with an easy side dish, such as cheese grits. Simply stir grated cheese into any kind of cooked grits.
4 servings (serving size: 5 ounces)


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1 1/2 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 teaspoon paprika
3/4 teaspoon dried thyme
3/4 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper
1 tablespoon vegetable oil


Combine first 8 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag; seal bag and shake to coat. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add shrimp; sauté 4 minutes or until shrimp are done.

Created date

April 2002

Nutritional Information

Calories 185
Caloriesfromfat 29 %
Fat 6 g
Satfat 1.1 g
Monofat 1.4 g
Polyfat 2.7 g
Protein 29 g
Carbohydrate 2.2 g
Fiber 0.3 g
Cholesterol 215 mg
Iron 4.1 mg
Sodium 357 mg
Calcium 85 mg