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Cajun Shrimp

Ingredients
  Water 3 Quart
  Lemon 1 Large, sliced
  Large fresh shrimp 4 Pound (Unpeeled)
  Vegetable oil 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Hot sauce 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Minced garlic 1 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Seafood seasoning 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried basil 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried oregano 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried thyme 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Minced fresh parsley 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Bring water and lemon to a boil; add shrimp, and cook 3 to 5 minutes or until shrimp turn pink.
Drain well; rinse with cold water.
Chill.
Peel and devein shrimp.
Place shrimp in a large heavy-duty, zip-top plastic bag.
Combine vegetable oil and remaining ingredients; stir well, and pour over shrimp.
Seal bag; marinate in refrigerator 8 hours.
Drain before serving.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Shrimp
Servings: 
14

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 376 Calories from Fat 289

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 33 g50.2%

Saturated Fat 4.3 g21.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 142.9 mg47.6%

Sodium 969.7 mg40.4%

Total Carbohydrates 2 g0.8%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 0.2 g

Protein 20 g39.6%

Vitamin A 4.9% Vitamin C 12.4%

Calcium 6% Iron 6.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Cajun Shrimp Recipe