Broiled Cajun Prawns

This recipe for Cajun shrimp is quick and easy. They make a great weeknight dinner and can also be a delicious appetizer if you are throwing a party. While they are tasty on their own, they are also great with a little melted butter or some cocktail sauce.

The Recipe

  • Serves 4
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Ingredients:

  • 1 pound of 31-40 count prawns, peeled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon of Cajun seasoning (I like Weber N'Orleans Cajun Seasoning)
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • Squirt of lemon juice

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven on broil setting
  2. Combine the peeled, deveined prawns, Cajun seasoning and olive oil in a medium bowl. Stir to combine. Cover and chill for 30 minutes.
  3. Lay prawns in a single layer on a cookie sheet and cook on middle rack until the shrimp turn pink. About 5 minutes.Be careful not to over cook them as they will become tough
  4. Transfer to serving platter and squirt with lemon juice.

Enjoy!

  • Dee Suggs

    This dish is just in time. The shrimp were perfect and easy to make. I subituted some weber seasoning for the cajun.

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