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Cajun Shrimp

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 5 ounces)
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.

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

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