You don’t need to catch beads and slurp down Hurricanes to celebrate Mardi Gras (although that’s certainly an option). All you need are some big, sweet Gulf shrimp and one of these delicious Cajun recipes.
1. Shrimp Étouffée
There are as many recipes for étouffeé as there are cooks who make it, but this one is so easy that it’s sure to become an instant classic in your house.
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2. Shrimp Boil with Spicy Butter Sauce
Don’t be afraid to get your hands dirty with these peel-and-eat shrimp.