This easy Cajun shrimp recipe takes just 5 minutes on the stove for a big payoff in flavor! Whip it up as a quick weeknight dinner.
- Pat the shrimp dry. In a medium bowl, mix the shrimp with ½ teaspoon kosher salt, the Cajun seasoning, garlic powder and onion powder.
- In your largest skillet* (cast iron or stainless preferred), heat the olive oil on medium high heat. Add the shrimp and cook for 1 to 2 minutes per side until just opaque and cooked through, turning them with tongs. Once cooked through, serve immediately.
*Want to grill it instead? Go to Cajun Grilled Shrimp.
- Category: Main dish
- Method: Stovetop
- Cuisine: Cajun inspired
- Diet: Gluten Free
Keywords: Cajun shrimp