Spicy Cajun Shrimp Soup

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Fall Sundays are the best time for me to be creative in my kitchen and treat my family with those wonderful recipes.  Tonight, we started our dinner with a simple and delicious Spicy Cajun Shrimp Soup.  Shrimp makes everything better, and this soup was the highlight of our Sunday.  As a shrimp-lover, I may be biased, but this recipe is super delicious and wish you could taste it.  Bon Appetit!

Fall Table Setting

 

Spicy Cajun Shrimp Soup

Spicy Cajun Shrimp Soup

 

Ingredients:

2 tablespoons Extra virgin olive oil

1 Tbs all-purpose flour

1 celery, thinly sliced

1 medium onion, chopped

1 green bell pepper, chopped

3 green onions, thinly sliced

3 garlic cloves, minced

1 can cream-style corn

1 cup heavy cream

3 tomatoes diced

¼ teaspoon white pepper

¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper

1 Tbs Cajun seasoning

Hot pepper sauce

½ lb. cooked small shrimp

Minced fresh parsley

Preparation:

Heat the oil in a heavy saucepan over medium heat., add the garlic, cook for 1 minute.  Then add the celery, onion, green bell pepper, and green onions; cook and stir for 5 minutes. Add the Cajun seasoning, the hot pepper sauce, and the cayenne pepper.

Carefully add the flour and stir. Reduce heat to low.  Add the cream of corn and the heavy cream; bring to a boil. Season to taste.  Reduce the heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes. Stir in shrimp last.

Decorate with minced fresh parsley before serving.  (I use dried parsley).

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52 COMMENTS

  1. That is one delicious bowl of soup! I really love the Fall and all these fantastic recipes I am finding for soup. I am adding this to our menu plan for next week. Another soon to be family favorite for sure!

  2. Oh my this looks delicious! I’ll have to try it when we get home from vacation since my moms is severely allergic to shellfish! And how appropriate to read this Cajun recipe as I’m driving through the Louisiana swamps on my way to Florida!

  3. Cajun seasoning, creamed corn and shrimp, Yum! Its not possible to go wrong with those ingredients in the base for your spicy cajun shrimp soup 😉

  4. OOOOO GIRL! I am a sucker for anything with cajun seasoning or cajun inspired. By far one of my favorite kinds of food out there!

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