Spicy Cajun Shrimp


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Garlic and cayenne pepper add that classic Cajun spice to this simple shrimp dish.

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  • 1 lb. jumbo shrimp, finely chopped
  • 1/4 C. flour
  • 1/2 C. butter
  • 1 C. onion, chopped
  • 1/2 C. green pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 C. celery, chopped
  • 1 large clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 Tbs. lemon juice
  • 1 C. water

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Combine flour and butter in a large saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring, until it turns golden, about 15-20 minutes. Add the onion, green pepper, celery and garlic and sauté for 20 minutes. Add the shrimp and remaining ingredients. Bring to boil then simmer for 3-5 minutes, or until shrimp are tender. Season. Serve over a bed of rice.

Yield: 4 servings

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