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4.84 from 6 votes

Cajun Salmon and Shrimp

This easy and delicious cajun salmon and shrimp recipe is packed with flavor. Served with a homemade cream sauce.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Course: Main Entree
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cajun Salmon, Cajun Salmon and Shrimp, Salmon and Shrimp
Calories: 805kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lb salmon
  • 1/4 lb shrimp
  • 3 tsp Cajun seasoning
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/4 tsp red crushed pepper optional
  • 1/2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp fresh parmesan cheese grated
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  • Season the salmon with 2 tsp of Cajun Seasoning. Season the shrimp with 1 tsp of Cajun seasoning.
  • Heat a large skillet with some oil over medium-high heat. Cook the salmon for 1-2 minutes, on each side, skin side down. Place the salmon in the oven and cook for 7 minutes.
  • While the salmon bakes in the oven, heat a medium-sized skillet with some oil over medium-high heat.
  • Add the shrimp to the skillet and cook for 40 seconds on each side. Remove the shrimp from the skillet and set aside.
  • Add the garlic and red crushed pepper to the skillet and cook for 20 seconds.
  • Add the lemon juice, heavy cream, parmesan cheese and cook for 3-4 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Pour the sauce over the cooked salmon and shrimp and enjoy.

Notes

Feel free to add extra Cajun seasoning to the cream sauce. 

Nutrition

Calories: 805kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 116g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 539mg | Sodium: 1174mg | Potassium: 2450mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 3285IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 303mg | Iron: 7mg