Sizzling Blackened Cajun Shrimp
Savor the flavors of the Louisiana bayou with our tantalizing Sizzling Blackened Cajun Shrimp recipe. This dish is a fiery medley of spices and succulent shrimp that will transport your taste buds to a lively Cajun kitchen. Perfect for gatherings or a cozy dinner for two, it’s a guaranteed hit with seafood enthusiasts.
- 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning
- 1 tablespoon paprika
- 1 tablespoon garlic powder
- 1 tablespoon onion powder
- 1 tablespoon dried thyme
- 1 tablespoon dried oregano
- 1/2 tablespoon cayenne pepper
- Salt to taste
- Fresh parsley for garnish
- Lemon wedges for serving
- In a large bowl, combine the Cajun seasoning, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, thyme, oregano, cayenne pepper, and salt.
- Add the shrimp to the spice mixture and toss until each shrimp is evenly coated.
- Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
- Add the seasoned shrimp to the hot skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side or until they are blackened and cooked through.
- Remove from heat and garnish with fresh parsley. Serve hot with lemon wedges.
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Enjoy the bold and zesty flavors of our Sizzling Blackened Cajun Shrimp – a quick and easy dish that’s bursting with Cajun spices and succulent shrimp.
Nutritional information per serving: Calories: 220, Fat: 10g, Carbohydrates: 2g, Protein: 30g
Immerse yourself in the spirited essence of New Orleans with every bite of our Sizzling Blackened Cajun Shrimp. The marriage of robust spices and tender shrimp is a culinary celebration that dances on your taste buds. The Cajun seasoning brings a perfect balance of heat and flavor, making this dish a feast for your senses. Serve it up as a vibrant appetizer at your next gathering or make it the centerpiece of a flavorful meal. Whichever way you choose, you’re in for a spicy, sizzling treat that’s hard to resist.