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Cajun Shrimp Foil Packets

Quick Cajun Shrimp Foil Packets


  • Author: Ashley McCrary
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 people 1x

Description

These delicious Whole30, Paleo and Keto Cajun Shrimp Foil Packets features neatly wrapped individual foil packs filled with shrimp, zucchini, squash, red peppers and asparagus that are grilled or baked to perfection. This is the perfect for easy and quick dinner that can be done in 20 minutes or less with minimal cleanup.


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Ingredients

Shrimp & Veggies

  • 1.5 lbs large shrimp (peeled and de-veined)
  • 2 medium zucchinis (halved, then sliced)
  • 2 medium yellow squash (halved, then sliced)
  • 810 spears asparagus (diced in big chunks)
  • 1 large red bell pepper, diced (core and seeds removed)
  • 1/4 cup light olive oil
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • lemon slices (for garnish)

Cajun Seasoning

  • 1 1/2 tbsp paprika
  • 1 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp dried thyme

Instructions

  1. Add all the ingredients to a large bowl, chopped veggies and shrimp. Mix to combine.
  2. Transfer the 1/4 cup olive oil and 1/2 lemon juice over the veggies and shrimp. Use your hands or a spoon to mix until olive oil is evenly dispersed.
  3. In a small bowl, mix all the ingredients for the Cajun seasoning then transfer to the mixing bowl over the shrimp and veggies. Mix until completely combined.
  4. Place four 18×12-inch pieces of heavy aluminum foil on a baking sheet.
  5. Place the shrimp and veggie mixture on the foil then fold the foil over the shrimp and seal.
  6. Grill or bake at 400 degrees for 15-20 minutes or until shrimp and vegetables are cooked through. Serve with cauliflower rice if desired

Notes

  • Note: You can marinate the shrimp if desired. Place 2 1/2 tbsp olive oil, 1/2 of the Cajun seasoning and the shrimp in a gallon size baggie. Marinate 6-18 hours.
  • Category: Appetizer, Main Dish