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Cajun Shrimp

Cajun Shrimp

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.

Cooking Light OCTOBER 1997

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 5 ounces)

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

Preparation

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 185
  • Calories from fat: 29%
  • Fat: 6g
  • Saturated fat: 1.1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.4g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.7g
  • Protein: 29g
  • Carbohydrate: 2.2g
  • Fiber: 0.3g
  • Cholesterol: 215mg
  • Iron: 4.1mg
  • Sodium: 357mg
  • Calcium: 85mg
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