Cajun Shrimp


Cook Time: 15 min


Poached Shrimp:
1-1 1/2 lbs 16-20 Count Shrimp
White Wine
2 Cloves Garlic
2 Tbs Pickling Spice
Spring Fresh Parsley

Old Bay Butter:
1 Tbs Unsalted Butter
~ 1 Tbs Old Bay
1 Tbs Sherry
1 Tbs Olive Oil
2-3 Tbs Banana Peppers and Canned Jalapeno Peppers


1) Put water, wine, garlic, pickling spice, and parsley in pot and bring to a boil. Continue to boil for 5-10 min.

2) Remove pot from heat and add shrimp. Poach shrimp in water for ~30seconds-1 min, until they are tender and pink.

3) Set Shrimp aside.

4) In sauce pan melt butter then mix with sherry, olive oil, peppers and cajun seasoning. Simmer mixture for ~30 sec to cook off alcohol in sherry then mix in shrimp and toss to coat.


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