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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.

cajun prawns on white plate.

Broiled Cajun Prawns

Spicy seasoned prawns broiled to perfection.
Prep Time 35 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Easy Appetizer Recipes, Main Dishes
Cuisine Southern
Servings 4 Servings

Ingredients
  

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
 

  • Preheat oven on broil setting
  • Combine the peeled, deveined prawns, Cajun seasoning and olive oil in a medium bowl. Stir to combine. Cover and chill for 30 minutes.
  • 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
  • Transfer to serving platter and squirt with lemon juice.

Notes

Enjoy!
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Keywords: Broiled Prawns, Cajun Prawns, Cajun Shrimp, diet, Food, Recipe, Weber N'Orleans Cajun Seasoning

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    Dee Suggs
    July 5, 2009 at 5:57 pm

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

  • Des

    Hey! I'm Des!

    Welcome to Life’s Ambrosia where Dinner is served and memories are made. Here you will find over 1000 tried and true recipes for every possible occasion. In the last 10 years, this blog has helped millions of families put dinner on the table and create food memories. Let me help you too.

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