• Shannon Murphy

Cast Iron Blackened Shrimp and Asparagus

We just got new cast iron skillets... and I am in love. They cook everything perfectly, and keeps the food warm while we eat! This was such an easy and quick recipe, and also low carb!


· 2 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined

· 1 tablespoon chili powder

· 1 tablespoon paprika

· 2 teaspoons onion powder

· 2 teaspoons cumin

· 1 teaspoon garlic powder

· 1 teaspoon salt

· 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided

· 1 tablespoon butter

· 1 bunch of asparagus rinsed and trimmed

· 1/2 cup vegetable stock


1. In a large bowl add shrimp and all the seasonings, coat well and set aside.

2. In your skillet add 1 tablespoon of oil, warm for 3-5 minutes.

3. Once oil is warmed place shrimp in skillet and sauté each side for -3-4 minutes. Once cooked through, remove from heat.

4. While shrimp is cooking, steam your asparagus and set aside.

5. In the same skillet- add tablespoon of oil, butter and vegetable stock and bring to a simmer.

6. Add your asparagus to the skillet and mix till coated.

7. Reduce heat and let sit for 5 minutes on low heat.

8. Add shrimp and enjoy!

Products Used

Cast Iron Skillet- https://www.pamperedchef.com/pws/dianedeegan/shop/Cookware/Cast+Iron/Cast+Iron+Skillet+Set/100229



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