Firecracker Shrimp

Recipe from

Southern Living


1 pound unpeeled large shrimp
1/2 teaspoon Creole seasoning
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 tablespoons chopped green onions
1 cup whipping cream
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
3 tablespoons lemon juice
Hot cooked rice or pasta


Peel shrimp, and devein, if desired.

Combine Creole seasoning and next 3 ingredients; sprinkle over shrimp.

Sauté shrimp in hot oil in a large skillet 3 minutes. Add garlic and green onions; sauté 1 minute. Add cream, and cook 2 minutes, stirring often. Stir in parsley and lemon juice. Serve immediately over rice or pasta.


June 2003
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