BBQ Cajun Shrimp Recipe

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Audrey December 21, 2020

How To Make BBQ Cajun Shrimp

The lively flavors of this cajun shrimp recipe reflect its origins in New Orleans. The dish is made with tomatoes, butter, lemon and various spices.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1cupunsalted butter
  • 4garlic cloves,chopped
  • 1Roma tomato,chopped finely but without seeds or juices
  • 1lemon,juiced
  • 2tbspWorcestershire sauce
  • 1bay leaf
  • 1tspsweet paprika
  • ¼tspdried thyme
  • ¼tspCayenne pepper
  • 2tspkosher salt
  • ½tspblack pepper,coarse ground
  • lbsshrimp,peeled and deveined, any size works here
  • parsley,chopped for garnish

Instructions

  1. Add the butter to the pan on medium-low heat with the garlic, tomatoes, lemon, Worcestershire sauce, bay leaves, sweet paprika, cayenne pepper, kosher salt, and black pepper and let it melt together on low heat for 5 to 7 minutes while the tomatoes melt.

  2. Remove the bay leaf.

  3. When the juice of the tomatoes seems to have evaporated you’re ready to add the shrimp.

  4. Raise the heat to medium-high and add the shrimp to the pan, cooking just 1 to 2 minutes on each side.

  5. Serve with additional lemon wedges, parsley and crusty bread if desired.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 550.27kcal
  • Fat: 47.98g
  • Saturated Fat: 29.64g
  • Trans Fat: 1.89g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 12.27g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.33g
  • Carbohydrates: 7.11g
  • Fiber: 1.13g
  • Sugar: 1.78g
  • Protein: 24.35g
  • Cholesterol: 336.33mg
  • Sodium: 1055.96mg
  • Calcium: 134.59mg
  • Potassium: 379.17mg
  • Iron: 1.47mg
  • Vitamin A: 515.74µg
  • Vitamin C: 15.66mg
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