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Spicy Cajun Shrimp

Makes: 8 servings
Start to Finish 30 mins
Spicy Cajun Shrimp
  • 1  pound  fresh or frozen large shrimp in shells
  • 1/2  cup  mayonnaise or salad dressing
  • 2  tablespoons  tomato paste
  • 1  tablespoon  lemon juice
  • 1/2  teaspoon  bottled minced garlic (1 clove)
  • 2  tablespoons  butter or margarine, melted
  • 4  teaspoons  Cajun seasoning

1. Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Peel and devein shrimp, leaving tails intact. Rinse shrimp; pat dry with paper towels. In a small bowl stir together mayonnaise, tomato paste, lemon juice, and garlic. Cover and chill until ready to serve.

2. Brush both sides of each shrimp with melted butter. Sprinkle both sides of each shrimp with Cajun seasoning. Place on the unheated rack of a broiler pan.

3. Broil 4 to 5 inches from the heat for 2 minutes. Turn shrimp; broil for 1 to 2 minutes more or until shrimp are opaque. Serve shrimp with mayonnaise mixture. Makes 8 appetizer servings.

Nutrition Facts (Spicy Cajun Shrimp)
  • Servings Per Recipe 8,
  • cal. (kcal) 181,
  • Fat, total (g) 15,
  • chol. (mg) 83,
  • sat. fat (g) 3,
  • carb. (g) 2,
  • pro. (g) 9,
  • sodium (mg) 264,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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