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Cajun Shrimp

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This Cajun Shrimp is truly irresistible ! Try this irresistibly seasoned shrimp with a bowl of hot rice and let me know if you like it! your suggestions for this Cajun Shrimp are welcome !
  Paprika 1 Teaspoon
  Dried thyme leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground red pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Olive oil 2 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed with side of chef's knife
  Large shrimp 12 , shelled and deveined

In cup, combine paprika, thyme, salt, red pepper, and nutmeg.
In nonstick 10 inch skillet, heat olive oil over medium high heat until hot.
Add garlic; cook 1 minute.
Discard garlic.
Add spice mixture and cook 30 seconds, stirring constantly.
Add shrimp, stirring to coat evenly with spices, and cook 2 to 3 minutes, until shrimp turn opaque throughout, stirring frequently.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 404 Calories from Fat 140

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.4%

Saturated Fat 2.6 g13.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 401.3 mg133.8%

Sodium 892 mg37.2%

Total Carbohydrates 9 g3.1%

Dietary Fiber 3.5 g13.8%

Sugars 0.9 g

Protein 55 g110.2%

Vitamin A 71.6% Vitamin C 20.8%

Calcium 20.7% Iron 61%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Cajun Shrimp Recipe