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Cajun Shrimp

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These Cajun shrimp are made with a mixture from combining several spices, such as paprika, thyme, oregano and cayenne pepper and with this recipe you will have a new way of how to prepare simple and tasty shrimp. Its origin comes from a Canadian ethnic group, the Cajuns, who emigrated to Louisiana, United States, so the dish is typical of this region. Go ahead and try this delicious shrimp recipe with spicy touches.
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Ingredients

4 portions
  • 1 tablespoon paprika, powder for cajun
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper, powder for cajun
  • 1 teaspoon oregano, for the cajun
  • 1/2 tablespoons thyme, powder for cajun
  • 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder, for the cajun
  • 1/2 tablespoons onion powder, for the cajun
  • 1/2 teaspoons ground black pepper, for the cajun
  • 1 teaspoon salt, for the cajun
  • 1 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cups hot sauce, (preferably for wings)
  • 2 cups shrimp, headless, with shell
  • enough chives, finely chopped to decorate
  • enough corn, grilled yellow to accompany
  • enough potato, segment, to accompany
  • enough yellow lemon, in halves to accompany

Preparation

Mix the paprika with the cayenne pepper, oregano, thyme, garlic powder, onion powder, black pepper, and salt until smooth. Pour in the melted butter trying not to have a very high temperature, add the hot sauce and mix again until completely integrated with the help of a handheld balloon whisk.
Bathe the shrimp in the shell with the previous mixture until covered. In a hot skillet, cook the shrimp for 8 minutes, or until cooked through.
Serve on a plate, decorate with chives. Accompany with grilled yellow corn, potato wedges and yellow lemon.

PRESENTATION

Garnish with chives. Accompany with grilled corn, potato wedges and halved lemon.

TIPS

If you want you can remove the shell from the shrimp, just remember that it gives it more flavor when cooked.

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Nutritional information

* Information per 100g serving, percent daily values based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Energy
297.1
kcal
14.86%
Carbohydrate, by difference
1.8
g
0.6%
Protein
11.5
g
23%
Total lipid (fat)
27.9
g
42.92%
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Neve M
27/03/2021 20:21:22
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