Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Day 36: Cajun Shrimp

Here is a recipe that you will love.  It is fast and simple without sacrificing any flavour.  Serve it with your favourite pasta for dinner or on it's own for an appetizer.

1 lb shrimp, peeled and de-veined
2 T of dry cajun spice
1 tsp hot pepper sauce
1 T paprika
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 tsp dill
3-4 T butter
2 T lemon juice

1) Place shrimp on a dish and sprinkle generously with cajun spice and paprika.
2) In a fry pan, melt butter and add hot sauce and garlic.  Cook on medium low heat for about 1 minute. Do not burn garlic.
3) Place shrimp into fry pan and cook each side for 1 1/2 -2 minutes or until shrimp is pink and cooked through.
4) Remove from heat and add lemon juice and stir.
5) Arrange shrimp on a platter and sprinkle with dill.  Serve with a little sour cream.


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