Cajun Shrimp in Foil Recipe

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Melissa Published: January 25, 2021 Modified: June 1, 2021

How To Make Cajun Shrimp in Foil

Sink your teeth into this savory Cajun shrimp, loaded with thick andouille sausages, plump and juicy Cajun-seasoned shrimp for a hearty and filling meal!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Cool Time: 2 hours
Total: 2 hours 25 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1tbspcajun seasoning,or creole seasoning
  • 1lbshrimp,cleaned
  • 3ozAndouille sausage,turkey or chicken, very thinly sliced, fully cooked
  • 8ozzucchini,sliced into ¼-inch thick rounds
  • 1large red bell pepper,seeded, cut into thin strips
  • cupscorn kernels
  • ¼cupfresh Italian parsley leaves,chopped
  • ¼cupfresh basil leaves,chopped
  • ¼cupdry white wine
  • 2tbspolive oil

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, combine the Cajun seasoning, salt, and pepper. Add the shrimp, then toss to coat.

  2. Place four large 10×18-inch pieces of heavy-duty aluminum foil on a flat surface.

  3. Divide the sausage, zucchini, bell peppers, and corn among the foil pieces, placing the vegetables in the center of each.

  4. Top each with shrimp, sprinkle each with 1 tablespoon of the parsley and 1 tablespoon of the basil. Drizzle each with 1 tablespoon of the wine and about ½ tablespoon of the oil.

  5. Fold each piece of the foil to form a packet, sealing tightly and leaving a little room inside for air to circulate in the packet.

  6. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.

  7. Arrange the packets on a baking sheet, then cook for 13 minutes until the shrimp is cooked through and the vegetables are crisp-tender.

  8. Open the packets slowly, being careful of the hot steam. Transfer the shrimp, vegetables, and sauce to a plate.

  9. Serve warm, and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

  • To Freeze: Place the uncooked packets into sealable plastic bags, keeping them level and upright. Freeze for up to 2 hours.
  • To Reheat: Remove the frozen packets from the bags, then place them on a baking tray in a preheated oven. Once the oven comes to temperature, continue to cook for 35 to 40 minutes.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 316.96kcal
  • Fat: 15.18g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.48g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.92g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.24g
  • Carbohydrates: 20.84g
  • Fiber: 3.07g
  • Sugar: 5.11g
  • Protein: 21.27g
  • Cholesterol: 155.21mg
  • Sodium: 847.15mg
  • Calcium: 98.55mg
  • Potassium: 589.86mg
  • Iron: 1.74mg
  • Vitamin A: 161.58µg
  • Vitamin C: 67.90mg
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