Cajun Shrimp Skillet

Cajun Shrimp Skillet
Staff Writer
Taste of Home

There's plenty of sauce with these shrimp—I always have some bread on the side to soak it up. Make it your own by using your favorite amber beer or flavorful broth.

— Mark Oppe, North Pole, Alaska

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4
Servings
160
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 3  Tablespoons  butter
  • garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2  Cup  amber beer or beef broth
  • 1  Teaspoon  Worcestershire sauce
  • 1  Teaspoon  pepper
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  salt
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  dried thyme
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  dried rosemary
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4  Teaspoon  cayenne pepper
  • 1/8  Teaspoon  dried oregano
  • 1  Pound  uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • Hot cooked grits, optional

Directions

In a large skillet, heat butter over medium-high heat. Add garlic; cook and stir 1 minute. Stir in beer, Worcestershire sauce and seasonings; bring to a boil. Add shrimp; cook 3-4 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, stirring occasionally. If desired, serve over grits.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
3g
4%
Sugar
4g
4%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Cholesterol
4mg
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
34g
26%
Protein
2g
4%
Vitamin A, RAE
20µg
3%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
3mg
4%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
12µg
13%
Calcium, Ca
30mg
3%
Choline, total
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
6µg
2%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
9mg
3%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
17mg
2%
Sodium, Na
164mg
11%
Water
115g
4%

Cajun Shopping Tip

Buy craw fish with the head on as all of the flavor is in the head.

Cajun Cooking Tip

Use dry rubs rather than liquid rubs for a stronger flavor.