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Cajun Shrimp with Potatoes Recipe

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"This is a quick-and-easy version of a seafood-stuffed baked potato," explains Angelique Schultz from her home in Denham Springs, Louisiana. "Not only does this recipe reduce prep time, it cuts down on cleanup, too. I buy cooked crumbled bacon to speed it along even more."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 6 medium potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 cup crumbled cooked bacon

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 367 calories, 9 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 173 mg cholesterol, 1,353 mg sodium, 46 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 25 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a 2-1/2-qt. microwave-safe dish, combine onion and oil. Cover and microwave on high for 1-3 minutes. Stir in green onions and celery; cover and cook 1-2 minutes longer. Add the potatoes, salt, Cajun seasoning and pepper.
  2. Cover and cook for 7-9 minutes or until potatoes are nearly tender. Stir in shrimp and bacon. Cover and cook on high for 3-1/2 minutes or until shrimp is pink and potatoes are tender. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Cajun Shrimp with Potatoes in Quick Cooking July/August 2002, p47

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 367 calories, 9 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 173 mg cholesterol, 1,353 mg sodium, 46 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 25 g protein.

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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