Saturday, October 3, 2015

Cajun Jacked Up Shrimp + Festival Preview

Here is a family fave that is so easy to prepare and is guaranteed to please. These fabulous, spicy shrimp will send you over the top, cher, and have you begging for more. And baked, not fried, so healthier, too. Enjoy!

Cajun Jacked Up Shrimp

2 lb.'s large shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 tbs.'s Cajun seasoning
2 ounces Jack Daniels Whiskey
2 tbs.'s Worcestershire sauce
Juice of one lemon
1 tbs. fresh or dried thyme
1 tbs. fresh or dried basil
1/3 cup olive oil
1/2 cup butter, melted
1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped

Combine the first 8 ingredients in a large bowl.

Heat butter and olive oil in a large heavy skillet, over medium heat.

Add the shrimp mixture to the skillet and blend well into butter mixture. Cook for 2 minutes on each side. Remove shrimp and place on skewers and place in a large baking pan.

Pour the butter mixture over the shrimp and bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for about 5 minutes or until shrimp are pink. Turn shrimp and baste well with sauce and bake for another 3 to 5 minutes.

Serve with the seasoned sauce for dipping with hot French bread.

Totally scrumptious, cher! Bon Appetit!

Festival Preview

One of  the biggest and best festivals in Lafayette is Festival Acadiens et Creoles. It's coming right up and is scheduled for Ocotber 9th - 11th. It's 3 days of great Cajun and Creole food, music, and fun!  Here's a little clip of some Cajun Honky-Tonk that I took at last year's festival. For a complete schedule, click here.

Wishing you all a fun and  fab Fall season! Merci beaucoup for passing by!



Linda Starr said...

I can just imagine you dancing the night away after a spicy Cajun meal

Kittie Howard said...

Saved your recipe for when I can get some Gulf shrimp. Surprisingly, the local grocery occasionally does -- and they go like hotcakes -- Happy to see you up on the screen . . . hope all's going well your way. I'm in a post-holiday lazy slump! Cheers!

Eddie Bluelights said...

A little late here and so disappointing there is none left . . . I guess I'll have to make some myself but it won't be the same . . . definitely . . lol . . . and with my level of Cajun Dancing expertise if I was in that video it would not be the same . . definitely . . . lol. They all seem a happy load of bunnies in Cajun Land . . . perhaps I should emigrate there . . :)