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Tuesday, December 02, 2008

Old Bay Blackened Shrimp

got shrimp?

Old Bay Blackened Shrimp

Old Bay Blackened Shrimp

We did, plus a can of Old Bay Blackened Seasoning to try out as well.

Old Bay Blackened Seasoning

Old Bay Blackened Seasoning

This recipe is so easy, it's silly.

Old Bay Blackened Shrimp

1. Take a tablespoon of Old Bay Blackened Seasoning

2. Mix it with a pound of shrimp with the shells removed.

Old Bay Blackened Seasoning and a pound of shrimp

3. Melt two tablespoons of butter in a skillet over medium-high heat.

4. Add shrimp in a single layer.

Old Bay Blackened Shrimp frying

5. Cook 2 minutes on one side without stirring, then flip the shrimp and cook 2 minutes on the other side.

6. Garnish with a tablespoon of chopped parsley and serve with lemon wedges.

Old Bay Blackened Shrimp

Old Bay Blackened Shrimp

'Nuff said!

Aloha, Nate

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21 Comments:

Rico said...

Oh!!!! My God...I just love prawns like that ...your photo as well as recipe is amazing ..thx for becoming my friend at foodbuzz...hope my humble food and dishes can delight you as much as yours delight me... cheers!!! :)

DocChuck said...

WOW! I cannot imagine how anyone would look at your beautiful photos and not get hungry for shrimp.

Oh, and as a Marylander (Home of Old Bay Seasoning), we appreciate your "plug" for our favorite seafood spice.

DocChuck and wife, Dr. E.
Columbia, Maryland (and proud of it!)

Esi said...

I love this! Easy and probably tastes insanely good.

Joie de vivre said...

How lovely. I have shrimp in the freezer but no Old Bay! I'll have to pick some up, that looks wonderful.

Priya said...

WOw wat a lovely dish...ur pic makes me hungry...great Annie...drooling over the shrimps..

Regina said...

I think I'm becoming more adventurous with seafood, just by reading your blog.

I wonder makes this version of Old Bay "blackened," though. (Mmm, carcinogens?)

Lydia (The Perfect Pantry) said...

Simple but oh so good -- I made this when the nice folks at Old Bay sent me some of their new flavors to try. Yum.

biz319 said...

This looks AMAZING! Thanks for an awesome recipe!!!!!!!!!

CUMI & CIKI said...

you're right. Its so easy, even i could cook it.. lol. I guess the secret to this dish is getting huge, fresh, succulent prawns!

My Taste Heaven said...

wow....yummy.....those look awesome

Jo said...

This looks absolutely delicious. It looks as if I can just grab the prawns from my PC screen - the pictures are fantastic.

Mrs. L said...

I have Old Bay but no shrimp! This must change!

Michelle said...

So few ingredients, so simple yet scrumptious!

chef_d said...

This looks so yuuummmmmyy!!!

Varsha Vipins said...

I just love shrimp.I do also have some recipes in my space..This one looks so yummy.
Thanks dear Nate for visiting my space.Hope Annie liked ur dosa..Pls be around..:)

Allie said...

This looks just beautiful! Thanks for the add!

Nate-n-Annie said...

@all - thanks!

@Regina - I think it has to do with the more "Cajun blackening spices" they use in the mix.

@Cumi & Ciki - that...and butter! :-)

@Joie de vivre and @Mrs L - you to should get together!

Aggie said...

These look just perfect! I haven't tried Old Bay Blackened yet...will definitely have to pick some up!

Thanks for coming by my blog! Love yours!

Kat said...

Wow the shrimp looks amazing! I will have to try that seasoning! ^_^ Hmmm must make a run to the market so I can pick up some ingredients to try this out!

lauren said...

this look amazing! thanks for the comment and I cant wait to follow along with your blog...

Nate-n-Annie said...

@aggie - thanks!

@kat - run, Kat, run!

@lauren - thanks!