Cajun Shrimp

Cajun Shrimp

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Ingredients

  • 2 tsps paprika
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tbsp canola oil (olive)
  • 1 lb shrimp (uncooked medium, peeled and deveined)
Total Time
10 min

Preparation

For the Grits :

3 cups water

1 teaspoon kosher salt

3/4 cup uncooked quick-cooking or regular grits (not instant)

1 tablespoon unsalted butter

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

1/2 cup freshly grated sharp cheddar cheese (about 2 ounces)

1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese (about 1 ounce), plus additional for serving

1/4 cup chopped green onions (white and green parts), plus additional for serving

For the Shrimp :

2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil

1 teaspoon paprika

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

1/2 teaspoon dried thyme

1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

1/8 teaspoon black pepper

1 pound medium shrimp (25 count), peeled and deveined, with tails on

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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 160 Calories from Fat 50
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 170mg 57%
Sodium 460mg 19%
Potassium 240mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber less than 1g 2%
Sugars 0g
Protein 23g
Vitamin A 15%
Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 8%
Iron 15%

Tastes

Salty
Savory
Sour
Bitter
Sweet
Spicy
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