Cajun Shrimp Skillet

Cajun Shrimp Skillet

This keto friendly dish is absolutely delicious.
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Course Main Course
Servings 2 servings


  • 1 pound large shrimp peeled and deveined
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 knob butter
  • 2 tablespoons Cajun Seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic or dried garlic
  • 1 teaspoon crushed chili pepper flakes
  • 1 knob fresh ginger grated (optional)
  • Chopped fresh parsley for garnish


  • To make the Cajun shrimp recipe: In a large bowl add the shrimp and season with salt and pepper. Add olive oil and cajun seasoning and toss until coated.
  • In a skillet, add butter and melt over medium heat. Add shrimp to the skillet and sprinkle with garlic, ginger, and chili pepper flakes, to taste. Cook for a few minutes on both sides until pink and cooked through. Add 2 tablespoons water or broth to the pan to deglaze the browned bits and spices to coat the shrimp. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.
  • Garnish the shrimp with fresh parsley and more crushed chili pepper flakes if desired. Serve the Cajun shrimp skillet immediately with zucchini noodles, broccoli mash or lettuce wraps.
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