Poached Cajun Shrimp

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 16 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Inactive: 3 min
  • Cook: 8 min
  • Yield: 8 servings
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2 quarts water

2 cups white wine

5 tablespoons Cajun seasoning

3 pounds (16/20 count per pound) fresh shrimp, shell on


  1. In a stock pot bring water, white wine, and Cajun seasoning to a boil. Add shrimp to liquid reduce to simmer and cook until shrimp turns pink, about 8 minutes. Remove from heat and let sit in liquid 3 more minutes, then drain. Can be served warm or chilled.
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