Sizzling Blackened Cajun Shrimp

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


  1. In a large bowl, combine the Cajun seasoning, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, thyme, oregano, cayenne pepper, and salt.
  2. Add the shrimp to the spice mixture and toss until each shrimp is evenly coated.
  3. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.

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