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Cajun Shrimp Scampi


-1 pound of large shrimp, peeled and deveined
-2 tablespoons of butter
-1 tablespoon of olive oil
-3 cloves of garlic, minced
-1 teaspoon of Cajun seasoning
-1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper (optional)
-1/4 cup of white wine
-2 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice
-2 tablespoons of chopped fresh parsley
-Salt and pepper, to taste
-Cooked pasta or rice, for serving


Heat the butter and olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
Add the garlic and sauté for 1 minute, or until fragrant.
Sprinkle the shrimp with Cajun seasoning and cayenne pepper (if using), then add the shrimp to the skillet.
Sauté the shrimp for 2-3 minutes per side, or until they are pink and cooked through.
Remove the shrimp from the skillet and set them aside.
Add the white wine and lemon juice to the skillet and bring the mixture to a boil.
Cook for 1-2 minutes, or until the sauce has reduced slightly.
Return the shrimp to the skillet and toss them in the sauce to coat.
Stir in the chopped parsley.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Serve over cooked pasta or rice.


In conclusion, Cajun Shrimp Scampi is a delicious and flavorful dish that is easy to prepare and sure to please any seafood lover. The combination of succulent shrimp, Cajun spices, garlic, lemon juice and white wine, makes this dish a rich taste of variety. It’s perfect for a special occasion or a casual weeknight dinner.
It’s a high in protein and low in carb meal that’s rich with flavor and perfect for those who are watching their calorie intake.


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