Spicy New Orleans Inspired Shrimp

Go heat up your largest skillet and serve up a big batch of these DELICIOUS fiery shrimp tonight!⠀

Slightly to moderately spicy depending on the hot sauce you choose. Feel free to add more or less hot sauce according to YOUR personal spiciness desires.⠀

Serve your spicy shrimp with a side of brown rice or quinoa, and collard greens or broccoli to round out your meal.⠀

These shrimp are awesome for food prep too! Cooked shrimp stay good in the fridge for 2-3 days.⠀

makes about 4 servings⠀

1.5 lbs raw tiger shrimp, peeled and deveined⠀
1 Tbsp smoked paprika⠀
1 tsp chili powder⠀
1 tsp dried oregano⠀
sea salt and pepper to taste, about 1/4 teaspoon each⠀
4 cloves fresh garlic, minced⠀
2 Tbsps ghee, clarified butter, or unrefined coconut oil⠀
1 Tbsp avocado oil, or olive oil⠀
2 Tbsps hot sauce of your choice⠀
1 Tbsp coconut aminos⠀
juice from 1 fresh lemon⠀
2 Tbsps fresh parsley chopped⠀


Thoroughly rinse your shrimp with cold water and pat the excess moisture with a paper towel.⠀

Place shrimp in a large bowl, then sprinkle shrimp with all dry seasonings and stir well to coat. Allow shimp to marinate, refrigerated for at least 15 minutes, up to an hour.⠀

In a heavy skillet, heat ghee and oil together over medium-high heat.⠀

Once hot, add in minced garlic and sauté for 1 minute.⠀

Reduce the heat to low and immediately add in the hot sauce, coconut aminos, and lemon juice. Simmer for few just a few seconds whisking constantly.⠀

Stir in your marinated shrimp and cook over medium heat, until your shrimp is opaque, and evenly covered with the spicy sauce, about 2 minutes per side.⠀

Once your shrimp are cooked through, remove from the heat, garnish with freshly chopped parsley and serve!⠀


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