Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 10 mins

I have also made this using scallops, or a mix of shrimp and scallops, and it is just as nice! I like to serve it with rice and a refreshing cucumber salad. The hotness will depend on the blend of your Cajun Seasoning. Mine is pretty hot, I make my own blend.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 12 lbs raw large shrimp or 1 12 lbs prawns, peeled and cleaned
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 12 teaspoon dried chili pepper flakes
  • 2 12 teaspoons cajun seasoning
  • salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 onion, sliced in rings
  • 12 sweet red pepper, sliced in thin strips
  • 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 12 cup cream
  • salt
  • chopped fresh parsley, to serve


  1. Mix together the paprika powder, chili flakes, cajun seasoning and salt, mix with the prawns and leave for 20 minutes.
  2. Melt the butter in a frying pan, on a medium heat fry the onion rings, peppers and garlic for 3 to 5 minutes.
  3. Put up the heat and add the prawns, fry until they start to color.
  4. Add the cream whilst stirring, lower the heat again and simmer until prawns are done, do not over-cook.
  5. Sprinkle parsley on top and serve.
Most Helpful

Xcellent! I used green peppers, (as that was on hand) but it didn't change the recipe not one bit. I could see serving this to the Queen ~ it is so good and so pretty too! I didn't cook my shrimp as long, since they only need to be cooked so little, and they were perfect. Made in memory of a lovely lady, Pets. 2011

Andi of Longmeadow Farm July 14, 2011

We really enjoyed this dish. The flavors went so well together. I used a mixture of Red & Yellow Peppers because that was what I had on hand. It was just spicy enough with out being too hot. I used what will probably be the last of my fresh Gulf Shrimp in this. This is easy to put together, but is definitely something you could serve to company also. I served it over Angel Hair Pasta, with fresh sliced tomatoes and buttered french bread YUMMY! Made for the LIvestrong Cook-a-thon event for Pets R Us Sorry for the late submission :(

cajunhippiegirl June 17, 2010

We loved this and hoped our dinner would never finish-it was that good! It was perfectly spiced for us and I made it using Pets' own Cajun Seasoning I used slightly smaller local wild (and very sweet) prawns and served this over rice.

JustJanS May 05, 2010