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Cajun Shrimp Skillet

Cajun Shrimp Skillet

Spice up your dinner with this perfect base for a low carb or paleo meal.
Serves 2

Cajun Shrimp Skillet – Spice up your dinner with these cajun spiced shrimps. This shrimp skillet recipes makes a great base for a low carb or paleo meal, paired with zucchini noodles, lettuce wraps or a broccoli mash. Is also great for meal prep! Translation: it’s easy for you to get creative! Enjoy!

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Cajun Shrimp Skillet - Spice up your dinner with these cajun spiced shrimps

Ingredients list for the Cajun shrimp skillet

  • 1 pound (450g) large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 knob butter
  • 2 tablespoons Cajun Seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic, or dried garlic
  • 1 teaspoon crushed chili pepper flakes
  • 1 knob fresh ginger, grated (optional)
  • Chopped fresh parsley, for garnish

Cajun Shrimp Skillet - Spice up your dinner with these cajun spiced shrimps

Cajun Shrimp Skillet - Spice up your dinner with these cajun spiced shrimps

Cajun Shrimp Skillet - Spice up your dinner with these cajun spiced shrimps

Directions

1. In a large bowl add the shrimp and season with salt and pepper. Add olive oil and cajun seasoning and toss until coated.

2. In a skillet, add butter and melt over medium heat. Add shrimp to the skillet and sprinkle with garlic, ginger, and chili pepper flakes, to taste. Cook for a few minutes on both sides until pink and cooked through. Add 2 tablespoons water or broth to the pan to deglaze the browned bits and spices to coat the shrimp. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.

3. Garnish with fresh parsley and more crushed chili pepper flakes if desired. Serve immediately zucchini noodles, broccoli mash or lettuce wraps. Enjoy!

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Cajun Shrimp Skillet - Spice up your dinner with these cajun spiced shrimps.
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