Cajun Shrimp

Cajun Shrimp

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"Shrimp seasoned with paprika, thyme, oregano, garlic, and red pepper."


10 m servings 166 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 166 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 5 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 0.9g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 28 g
  • 56%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 259 mg
  • 86%
  • Sodium:
  • 443 mg
  • 18%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine paprika, thyme, oregano, garlic powder, salt, pepper, and cayenne pepper in a sealable plastic bag; shake to mix. Add shrimp and shake to coat.
  2. Heat oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium high heat. Cook and stir shrimp in hot oil until they are bright pink on the outside and the meat is no longer transparent in the center, about 4 minutes.
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  1. 81 Ratings


This is a delicious, spicy, quick and easy shrimp appetizer or dinner that is ready in only 10 minutes. I like a medium spice level and the spice level was just right for me. If you like a mil...

This was really good! My husband said it was the BEST shrimp dish he'd ever had! Score. Thanks for the recipe.

This will go into my recipe box!! Very quick and easy. Just the right amount of spice. Served with cheddar biscuits and the family enjoyed it thanks!!

This was absolutely delicious & super easy!! I mixed the spices up in a Ziploc bag & tossed the shrimp in it to fully coat before cooking. I cooked them about 1 1/2 minute per side on medium hig...

Very good and so easy to adjust to your family's tastes. Paired with Garlic Rice from this site and was perfect with it.

It is amazingly delicious and so simple. I added 2/4 teaspoons of Creole seasoning which made it spicier. It was awesome without being overwhelmingly spicier.

Lovely little recipe. I love how quickly it comes together after a hard day at work. Easy and elegant enough for company. I served with brown rice and artichoke hearts. Thanks!

Rather than go with a new Cajun seasoning, we use Creole Seasoning Blend by Joslyn from this site since it is kept on hand. We also add some Badia Blackened Redfish Seasoning (about 4 parts Creo...

Absolutely 5 stars! Yummy! I had this for dinner last night and wished I was not on a diet so I could cook and gobble up the entire bag of shrimps!