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Delicious Cajun shrimp


Delicious Cajun shrimp



You shouldn’t miss this recipe. My friend who doesn’t even like shrimp loves this dish!

Immerse yourself in a culinary journey through the South with this delicious Cajun Baked Shrimp

recipe, a dish that combines the simplicity of Midwestern cuisine with the vibrant, bold flavors of the


South. This recipe is perfect for family gatherings, bringing people together and creating memories as

rich as the flavors it offers. On warm summer nights, when the air vibrates with the song of cicadas,

this dish shines as a testament to sharing food and the joy of shared meals.


2 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined

2 tablespoons olive oil


1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning

1 teaspoon paprika

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

1/2 teaspoon onion powder

1/2 teaspoon dried thyme


1/2 teaspoon dried Oregano

1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper or to taste

1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes

Juice of one lemon

Salt and black pepper, to taste


Chopped parsley to decorate

Lemon wedges to serve

Aluminum foil


Preheat and Prepare: Start by heating the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. While the oven is heating,

toss shrimp with olive oil, Cajun seasoning, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, thyme, oregano,

cayenne and red pepper flakes in a bowl.

Assemble the package: Place a large piece of aluminum foil on a flat surface and place the seasoned

shrimp in the center. Drizzle with lemon juice and then season with salt and pepper. Seal the edges of

the foil to create a package that contains all the flavors.Bake: Place the foil packet on a baking sheet


and bake in the oven for 15 to 20 minutes, or until the shrimp are pink and cooked through.

Serve with care: Let the casing rest for a moment after removing it from the oven. Then open carefully

to let out the aromatic steam, decorate with parsley and serve with lemon slices as a garnish.

Serving suggestions:

Complement this delicious dish with a side of creamy coleslaw or a refreshing cucumber salad to

balance out the spiciness. A side of buttered corn on the cob or crispy garlic toast are delicious

accompaniments, perfect for soaking up the juicy juices.Variations and Tips:

Add more vegetables: For a heartier meal, feel free to add corn on the cob or diced potatoes to the

foil wrapper.

Adjust the Heat: Adjust the amount of cayenne pepper and red pepper flakes to your spice tolerance.

Sweeten the Deal: Add sliced ​​peppers for a touch of sweetness and a hint of color.

Cook to Perfection: Keep an eye on the shrimp to avoid overcooking. The goal is tender shrimp.

This baked Cajun shrimp recipe isn’t just about enjoying the flavors; It’s about enjoying the spirit of

southern hospitality and the warmth of shared experiences.So put on your favorite apron, gather your

loved ones, and prepare to enjoy a dish that is as comforting as it is delicious. Have fun cooking!

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