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The Superlative Cajun Shrimp

The Superlative Cajun Shrimp

Posted By: On September 19, 2010
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Serves: 12
Cooking-Time: 0hrs 10 mins


  • ½ Lemon
  • 1/3 cup Water
  • 1 small onion. chopped (1/3 cup)
  • 2 tablespoons Lemon Juice (fresh)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic. minced
  • 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 ½ pounds fresh or frozen peeled medium shrimp (about 2 pounds in the shell)
  • ½ cup chopped green or red sweet pepper
  •  lettuce leaves


  • Combine the lemon peel, water, onion, lemon juice, cooking oil, garlic, Cajun seasoning, and salt in a large frying pan/skillet, heat to boiling.Add the shrimp stirring to coat, return to boiling, reduce the heat and simmer, covered, for about 4 minutes or until the shrimp are opaque, stirring twice.Stir in the green or red pepper, transfer the mixture to a glass bowl, cover, and marinate in the refrigerator for 4 hours, stirring the mixture occasionally.At serving time, drain the mixture well. Serve in a bowl lined with lettuce and make sure you have plenty of serving picks.