Cajun Style Steamed Shrimp

By by Wolfgang Puck
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Cajun Style Steamed Shrimp
Serves
Makes 4 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 pound large shrimp
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 lemon, cut into 6 slices
  • 1 medium onion, cut into 6 pieces
  • 1 medium carrot, cut into 6 pieces
  • 1 medium stalk celery, cut into 6 pieces
  • Cocktail sauce (optional)


Procedure
Mix together cayenne pepper, paprika, salt, and garlic powder together in a small bowl.

Fill water tank with water. Rinse shrimp, shake off excess water then add to steamer bowl. Sprinkle spice mix over shrimp, stirring shrimp to distribute spices evenly. Spread shrimp evenly in bowl. Place lemon slices on top of shrimp, then arrange vegetable slices on top. Cover, then steam for 14 to 17 minutes, or until shrimp are pink in color, stirring gently about halfway through. Serve with cocktail sauce (optional).

Cajun Style Steamed Shrimp

By by Wolfgang Puck
Serves
Makes 4 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 pound large shrimp
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 lemon, cut into 6 slices
  • 1 medium onion, cut into 6 pieces
  • 1 medium carrot, cut into 6 pieces
  • 1 medium stalk celery, cut into 6 pieces
  • Cocktail sauce (optional)


Procedure
Mix together cayenne pepper, paprika, salt, and garlic powder together in a small bowl.

Fill water tank with water. Rinse shrimp, shake off excess water then add to steamer bowl. Sprinkle spice mix over shrimp, stirring shrimp to distribute spices evenly. Spread shrimp evenly in bowl. Place lemon slices on top of shrimp, then arrange vegetable slices on top. Cover, then steam for 14 to 17 minutes, or until shrimp are pink in color, stirring gently about halfway through. Serve with cocktail sauce (optional).