Cajun Shrimp Scampi
1 pound of raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
3 cloves of garlic, minced
1/4 cup of butter
1 tablespoon of olive oil
1 tablespoon of Cajun seasoning
1/4 teaspoon of red pepper flakes
1/2 cup of chicken broth
1/4 cup of heavy cream
Salt and pepper to taste
Fresh parsley for garnish
In a large skillet, melt the butter and olive oil over medium-high heat.
Add the garlic to the skillet and cook until fragrant, about 1-2 minutes.
Add the shrimp to the skillet and season with Cajun seasoning, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper. Cook until the shrimp are pink and slightly curled, about 3-4 minutes.
Remove the shrimp from the skillet and set aside.
In the same skillet, add the chicken broth and heavy cream. Bring to a simmer and let cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add the shrimp back to the skillet and toss to coat in the sauce.
Serve the Cajun shrimp scampi hot, garnished with fresh parsley.