Flavorful Cajun Shrimp Boil



Flavorful Cajun Shrimp Boil

Imagine yourself on a warm summer evening, surrounded by friends and family, gathered around a table filled with the tantalizing aroma of Cajun spices and freshly cooked shrimp. This is what our Flavorful Cajun Shrimp Boil is all about – bringing people together through the love of good food.

Our Cajun Shrimp Boil is a classic Southern dish that combines the bold flavors of the Cajun seasoning with the sweetness of succulent shrimp, tender potatoes, and corn on the cob. It’s a one-pot wonder that’s not only delicious but also incredibly easy to prepare.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds of large shrimp, deveined and peeled
  • 1 pound of baby red potatoes
  • 4 ears of fresh corn, cut into thirds
  • 1/2 cup of Cajun seasoning
  • 2 lemons, halved
  • 1/2 cup of melted butter
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a large pot, fill it with water and bring it to a boil.
  2. Add the Cajun seasoning and potatoes to the boiling water. Cook for 10 minutes or until the potatoes are slightly tender.
  3. Add the corn and cook for an additional 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in the shrimp and cook until they turn pink, usually around 3-4 minutes.
  5. Drain the pot and transfer the contents to a large serving platter.
  6. In a small bowl, mix melted butter, minced garlic, and the juice of the lemons.
  7. Drizzle the butter mixture over the shrimp, potatoes, and corn.
  8. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Serve hot and enjoy your Flavorful Cajun Shrimp Boil!

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Serves: 4-6

Our Flavorful Cajun Shrimp Boil is a crowd-pleaser, perfect for summer gatherings or any time you crave a taste of the South. The combination of spices, tender shrimp, and hearty vegetables will transport your taste buds to Louisiana with every bite. Whether you’re a Cajun cuisine enthusiast or trying it for the first time, this dish will leave you craving for more.

Nutrition Information: Calories: 350 | Fat: 12g | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 30g | Fiber: 5g

Imagine the smiles and satisfied bellies around your table as you savor this Flavorful Cajun Shrimp Boil. It’s more than just a meal; it’s a memorable experience that brings the essence of Cajun cuisine to your home.

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