Spicy Louisiana Cajun Shrimp with Chipotle
Serves 6-8 as an appetizer
1 lb medium shrimp, peeled and deveined, with tail shell intact
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp Cajun seasoning – homemade or store bought
1/2 tbsp chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, finely chopped
1/2 tsp brown sugar
1 lemon or lime, sliced in wedges for garnish
Salt and pepper, for seasoning.
In a large bowl, toss together the shrimp with the olive oil, Cajun seasoning, brown sugar and chopped chipotles in adobo sauce, and mix well to fully coat the shrimp. Cover and refrigerate for 30-60 minutes.
Makes about 1 cup
1 cup mayonnaise
3 canned chipotles in adobo sauce
1 tbsp adobo sauce
1/2 lime, juice
Add all of the ingredients in a food processor and blend. Cover and keep refrigerated until ready to use.