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Let me tell you about Baked Cajun Shrimp in Tin Foil Tray, a delicious recipe that I learned to enjoy in my rural hideaway, sweetness. It’s a tiny bit of southern comfort. Sharing this meal brings back fond memories of large family reunions, where laughter and tales were just as important as the delicious food. What makes this meal unique, though? It draws people together, much like in the past, and it combines the robust tastes of the South with the simplicity of Midwestern cuisine, my sweetheart.

Gathering around tables filled with the harvests from our gardens and the treasures caught by our local fisherman, we would enjoy the long summer days when the air was heavy with humidity and the cicadas sung their melody. A need for a crowd-pleasing dish that wouldn’t require an entire day in the kitchen and a fondness for that Cajun flavor came together to form this recipe. It’s easy to make and can transform a mundane weeknight into a party-ready occasion, so you should definitely give it a try. Plus, it’s tasty.

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To temper the heat, try serving this spicy comfort food with a refreshing side salad, such as cucumbers or creamy coleslaw. Buttery corn on the cob is always a good choice, and if you’re a bread fiend, some garlic toast with a crust is a lovely accompaniment to soak up all that delicious liquid.

This recipe for Baked Cajun Shrimp may fill four or five hungry stomachs.

The following ingredients are needed: 2 pounds of big shrimp that have been peeled and deveined; 2 tablespoons of olive oil; 1 tablespoon of Cajun spice; and 1 teaspoon of sweet paprika.

– Onion powder, 1/2 teaspoon

-Onion powder, 1/2 teaspoon

A half teaspoon each of dried oregano and thyme

Measure 1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper and 1/4 teaspoon of red pepper flakes, or adjust seasoning to taste.

1-Lemon juice

Onion powder and salt, to taste

-Chopped parsley for serving as a garnish

– Zest from a lemon, to garnish

Metallic tin

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What to do

Start by getting your oven up to 375 degrees F. Get your shrimp together and give them a good shake with the spice. The shrimp, olive oil, Cajun spice, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, thyme, oregano, cayenne pepper, and red pepper flakes should all be mixed together in a bowl. Toss it gently so that the shrimp are all donning the spice.

Take a large sheet of tin foil and carefully lay your seasoned shrimp on top. Season with salt and pepper to taste, then top with the lemon juice.

3. Using the edges of the foil to close, make a snug package and make sure none of the spicy fluids escape while they bake.

4. In a preheated oven, place the foil packet on a baking pan and bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until the shrimp becomes pink and is ready to be eaten.

5. Be cautious not to burn those delicate hands. After removing it from the heat, let it a little to rest before opening the packet; what a delightful steaming scent will meet you.

6. For an easy cleaning, serve it directly from the foil. Top with parsley and serve lemon wedges on the side for a refreshing squeeze.

Tips and Variations

To make it heartier, you may add corn on the cob or diced potatoes (peeled and chopped) if you’re in the mood for some adventure. Now, I know that some people have a low tolerance for heat, so feel free to cut back on the cayenne and red pepper flakes if that describes you.

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A half cup of sliced bell peppers may bring a burst of color and tastes that will compliment the Cajun spices, while also adding a touch of sweetness. Remember, my dear, that the secret to perfectly cooked shrimp is not to cook it for too long. Nobody loves shrimp that is too rough. Finally, remember to cook with love and wear your most beautiful apron. Love is the most vital ingredient.

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