Cajun Shrimp

If you like spicy seafood, add Cajun shrimp to your cooking repertoire. These easy recipes, including zesty seasoning, bring zing to both classic and modern Cajun shrimp.

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New Orleans Shrimp Toss


Here's something different to make for dinner...served over prepared cornbread or biscuits, this quick-cooking shrimp dish features a creamy Cajun-seasoned sauce that's bursting with great flavor.

Total: 25 mins

Creole Shrimp with Garlic and Lemon

Food & Wine

Eco-minded chefs are cooking with wild American shrimp, but not just for ethical reasons. As Tory McPhail of Commander's Palace in New Orleans says, "They taste cleaner and crisper, since they swim in the tides."

Total: 30 mins

Southern Seafood and Rice

Better Homes and Gardens

For a meal that's flavored in the style of Louisiana cooking, serve this jambalaya-style main dish recipe with cornbread sticks.

Total: 30 mins

Peachy Po-Boy

Better Homes and Gardens

Spicy Grilled Shrimp

Better Homes and Gardens

Marinate shrimp in oil and Cajun seasoning, then drizzle warm marmalade sauce over the shrimp before serving for a fabulous main dish.

Cajun Shrimp Alfredo

Family Circle

Tantalizing Tilapia

Philadelphia Cream Cheese
Total: 35 mins
Total: 1 hr 45 mins

Cajun Shrimp and Rice

Better Homes and Gardens

Put everything but the shrimp into your slow cooker and let it go for the day. At dinner, add the shrimp, let it heat, then eat!

Crawfish Jambalaya

Better Homes and Gardens

Jambalaya (jam-ba-LIE-ya) is a hearty Cajun rice dish that may include a variety of meats and fish. For this one, choose either crawfish or shrimp.

Shrimp-and-Sausage Red Rice

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 1 hr 15 mins

Creole-Style Grits


Seasoned shrimp, asparagus, and sweet peppers are served over grits to make a filling and flavorful low-calorie, low-fat seafood dinner.

Total: 35 mins

Big Basil Shrimp Chowder

Better Homes and Gardens

A swirl of mascarpone cheese adds richness to this fresh-tasting shrimp and sweet corn chowder.

Cajun Shrimp and Corn Bread Casserole

Better Homes and Gardens

This dumpling-topped shrimp casserole brings a taste of New Orleans to your kitchen no matter where you live.

Jambalaya Pizza

Better Homes and Gardens

Shrimp Gumbo

Ladies' Home Journal

Shrimp and sausage team up in this Cajun-style stew. The best part? Dinner is ready in just 30 minutes.

Total: 30 mins
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