Cajun Shrimp Deviled Eggs

This recipe is for a great little appetizer filled with flavor and protein! These can be used as a side dish, an appetizer or even a snack. Deviled eggs are one of those foods that is easily customized to how you want them.

There is an endless variety of the ways these great little snacks can be prepared.

I am going to stick with just this Cajun Shrimp recipe for today though. I have what seems like hundreds of recipes for Deviled Eggs.

This one, you really need to adjust the seasoning to your tastes. If you do not like them real spicy, then use a little less seasoning. If you do like the heat, feel free to add more seasoning.

Frequently Asked Questions:

            Why am I adding Shrimp?

Shrimps are cute little pieces of seafood that fit perfectly on a half egg. It is like shrimp were made specifically for this snack.

            How do I keep these good?

They should be kept in an airtight container, in the refrigerator for up to three days.

            Can I freeze Deviled Eggs?

This is something I have never tried. I can not tell you how they will be once you unthaw them.

What do you need to make Cajun Shrimp Deviled Eggs

            2 dozen shrimp, medium sized, peeled and deveined

            12 eggs, boiled and sliced in half lengthwise

            2 or 3 tbsp mayonnaise, depending on how creamy you would like

            1 tbsp Hot sauce, more or less to taste, add very small amounts at a time

            1 tbsp Sweet Pickle relish

            1 tsp oil

            4 tsp Old Bay Seasoning

            ¼ tsp Garlic Powder

            2 tbsp dill, freshly chopped

            2 tsp dill, freshly chopped(additional amount)

            Salt and pepper to taste

How to make Cajun Shrimp Deviled Eggs

FIRST STEP:

Cover the eggs with cold water and place on the stove

Turn the heat on and bring the water to a rolling boil

SECOND STEP:

When the water is boiling, shut the heat off and allow the eggs to remain in the water for 10 minutes

After 10 minutes, place the water into an ice bath immediately

Peel the eggs and then slice in half lengthwise

Scoop the yolk out of each half and place it into a bowl

THIRD STEP:

In the bowl, add the mayonnaise, hot sauce, relish,  salt and pepper, and the Old Bay Seasoning

Stir until the mix is creamy

FOURTH STEP:

Place the oil in a skillet and place the shrimp in. Season with the Old Bay Seasoning

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b)

Saute the shrimps until they are pink and done all the way through

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b)

Squeeze the lemon juice over the top and set the shrimp to the side

FIFTH STEP:

Pipe or spoon the egg yolk mix into each egg white half, evenly

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b)

Place one cooked Shrimp on the top of each egg half

Garnish with fresh dill before serving

Enjoy!

YUM!

Cajun Shrimp Deviled Eggs

Cajun Shrimp Deviled Eggs

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Additional Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

  •             2 dozen shrimp, medium sized, peeled and deveined
  •             12 eggs, boiled and sliced in half lengthwise
  •             2 or 3 tbsp mayonnaise, depending on how creamy you would like
  •             1 tbsp Hot sauce, more or less to taste, add very small amounts at a time
  •             1 tbsp Sweet Pickle relish
  •             1 tsp oil
  •             4 tsp Old Bay Seasoning
  •             ¼ tsp Garlic Powder
  •             2 tbsp dill, freshly chopped
  •             2 tsp dill, freshly chopped(additional amount)
  •             Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

FIRST STEP:

Cover the eggs with cold water and place on the stove

Turn the heat on and bring the water to a rolling boil

When the water is boiling, shut the heat off and allow the eggs to remain in the water for 10 minutes

SECOND STEP:

After 10 minutes, place the water into an ice bath immediately

Peel the eggs and then slice in half lengthwise

Scoop the yolk out of each half and place it into a bowl

THIRD STEP:

In the bowl, add the mayonnaise, hot sauce, relish,  salt and pepper, and the Old Bay Seasoning

Stir until the mix is creamy

Place the oil in a skillet and place the shrimp in. Season with the Old Bay Seasoning

FOURTH STEP:

Saute the shrimps until they are pink and done all the way through

Squeeze the lemon juice over the top and set the shrimp to the side

FIFTH STEP:

Pipe or spoon the egg yolk mix into each egg white half, evenly

Place one cooked Shrimp on the top of each egg half

Garnish with fresh dill before serving

Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 82Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 4gSodium: 322mgCarbohydrates: 124gSugar: 4gProtein: 6g