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Cajun Shrimp Flambe

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“This is a great appetizer or side dish to go with any seafood/cajun feast. You can adjust the spice by decreasing the amount of cajun seasoning or you can substitute chili powder.”
READY IN:
25mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet.
  2. Add shrimp.
  3. Cook 1 minute on each side, then add garlic and onion, stirring continuously for 1 minute.
  4. Add tequila and cilatro and flambe until flame subsides.
  5. Add cream and turn heat down to medium-low.
  6. Add cajun seasoning.
  7. Stir, then take shrimp out and set aside while sauce thickens.
  8. Check sauce for flavor, and add salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Place shrimp in a baking dish.
  10. Cover with sauce then top with cheese.
  11. Place in 350 degree oven until cheese is bubbly.
  12. Approx 5 minutes.
  13. Garnish with whole cilantro leave if desired and serve immediately.

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