Cajun Blackened Shrimp

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Cajun Blackened Shrimp

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Cajun blackened shrimp

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Recipe Data

4
Servings
10min
Prep
16min
Total

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    Description

    Cajun spices add a zesty kick to shrimp. Use a cast iron skillet to cook the shrimp quickly and evenly. 

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 4
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    1 lbs.frozen large shrimp, thawed, peeled and deveined
    ¼ c.Cajun blackening spice, preferably salt-free
    1 tbsp.Hy-Vee unsalted butter
    1 tbsp.Hy-Vee vegetable oil
    Lemon wedges, for garnish

    Things To Grab

    • Heavy skillet or cast iron pan

    Directions

    1. Toss shrimp with Cajun spices to coat.
    2. Heat a heavy skillet or cast iron pan over medium-high heat. Melt butter with oil in the pan.

    3. Add shrimp and saute on both sides until cooked through, 6 to 8 minutes total.

    4. Serve shrimp garnished with lemon wedges.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    140 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 7g
    • Cholesterol: 150mg
    • Sodium: 1240mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 1g
    • Protein: 15g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Vitamin A 6%
    0%
    Vitamin C 0%
    0%
    Iron 2%
    0%
    Calcium 6%

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    From the week of February 9, 2014