Cajun Shrimp Skillet

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Cajun Shrimp Skillet
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
168
Calories Per Serving
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Ingredients

  • 3 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 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.

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
10g
15%
Sugar
0.4g
N/A
Saturated Fat
6g
29%
Cholesterol
166mg
55%
Protein
16g
33%
Carbs
3g
1%
Vitamin A
142µg
16%
Vitamin B12
1µg
21%
Vitamin B6
0.2mg
11.6%
Vitamin C
1mg
2%
Vitamin D
0.3µg
0.1%
Vitamin E
2mg
9%
Vitamin K
5µg
6%
Calcium
79mg
8%
Fiber
0.4g
1.7%
Folate (food)
24µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
24µg
6%
Iron
0.7mg
4.1%
Magnesium
30mg
8%
Monounsaturated
2g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
2mg
12%
Phosphorus
294mg
42%
Polyunsaturated
0.7g
N/A
Potassium
223mg
6%
Sodium
717mg
30%
Trans
0.4g
N/A
Zinc
1mg
8%

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