Louisiana Cajun Shrimp Recipe

Summary

CuisineCourse
Main Ingredient

Ingredients

 Shrimp1 Pound, shelled and deveined
 Cayenne pepper1 Teaspoon
 Freshly ground black pepper1 Teaspoon
 Paprika1 Teaspoon
 Dried rosemary1 Teaspoon
 Dried thyme1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Red pepper flakes1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Sweet butter1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Beer1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Bottled clam juice1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Lemon juice2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1522 Calories from Fat 950

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 108 g166.2%

Saturated Fat 63.9 g319.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 947.5 mg

Sodium 2126.5 mg88.6%

Total Carbohydrates 28 g9.2%

Dietary Fiber 8 g32.1%

Sugars 1.4 g

Protein 98 g196.5%

Vitamin A 178.8% Vitamin C 45.5%

Calcium 44.3% Iron 103.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

1. In a small bowl, combine cayenne, black pepper, paprika, rosemary, thyme, salt and pepper flakes. Set aside.
2. In a large skillet, melt butter and add seasonings. Cook until bubbly.
3. Add the shrimp, coat with the butter mixture and cook 1 minute. Add the beer, clam juice and lemon juice and cook 3 more minutes until shrimp are pink.
4. Serve hot in bowls.
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