If you love shrimp, then you'll enjoy these Cajun Shrimp. Tossed with Cajun seasoning, they take on a lightly spicy, smoky, garlicky flavor that is so tasty. The butter adds a creamy, rich flavor and the fresh lemon has a nice contrast with its bright acidity. These plump and juicy shrimp are absolutely scrumptious and you'll want to make them again and again.
These Cajun Shrimp make a fantastic addition to any meal. They are super quick and convenient to throw together. They can also be eaten on their own, enjoyed with grains or pasta, tossed with a salad, and more. You have to love a recipe that's this versatile! Adding shrimp to a dish always classes it up, making these shrimp great for serving to friends and family at a nice dinner or lunch. Tweak the spice level of this recipe to fit everyone's needs without losing any of the great flavors by making your own Cajun seasoning blend. Let's look at the ingredients that will be needed.
- 1 lb. large or jumbo shrimp, peeled, deveined, tails on or off
- 2 tbsp. butter
- 3 medium garlic cloves, minced
- 1 tbsp. Cajun seasoning
- 1 tbsp. lemon juice
- 1 tbsp. chopped parsley