Cajun Shrimp and Salmon with Garlic Cream Sauce

Who said gourmet dinners have to be complicated? Prepare this Cajun Shrimp and Salmon with Garlic Cream Sauce for a great evening at home. Simple, spicy, and completely wonderful!

Ingredients:

– 1 lb salmon fillet

– 1 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined

– 2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning

– 2 tablespoons olive oil

– 1 tablespoon butter

– 1 onion, finely chopped

– 4 cloves garlic, minced

– 1 cup heavy cream

– Salt and pepper to taste

– Fresh parsley, for garnish

Directions:

1. Season the salmon and shrimp generously with Cajun seasoning.

2. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add the salmon fillet and cook for 5 minutes on each side, or until fully cooked. Remove from skillet and set aside.

3. In the same skillet, add the shrimp and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side, or until pink and cooked through. Remove from skillet and set aside.

4. In the same skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic, and sauté until the onion is translucent.

5. Pour in the heavy cream and bring to a simmer. Season with salt and pepper. Cook for 5 minutes, or until the sauce thickens.

6. Return the salmon and shrimp to the skillet and coat with the garlic cream sauce. Simmer for an additional 2-3 minutes.

7. Garnish with fresh parsley before serving.

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Cajun Shrimp and Salmon with Garlic Cream Sauce

Who said gourmet dinners have to be complicated? Prepare this Cajun Shrimp and Salmon with Garlic Cream Sauce for a great evening at home. Simple, spicy, and completely wonderful!

  • – 1 lb salmon fillet
  • – 1 lb shrimp (peeled and deveined)
  • – 2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning
  • – 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • – 1 tablespoon butter
  • – 1 onion (finely chopped)
  • – 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • – 1 cup heavy cream
  • – Salt and pepper to taste
  • – Fresh parsley (for garnish)
  1. Season the salmon and shrimp generously with Cajun seasoning.
  2. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add the salmon fillet and cook for 5 minutes on each side, or until fully cooked. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  3. In the same skillet, add the shrimp and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side, or until pink and cooked through. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  4. In the same skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic, and sauté until the onion is translucent.
  5. Pour in the heavy cream and bring to a simmer. Season with salt and pepper. Cook for 5 minutes, or until the sauce thickens.
  6. Return the salmon and shrimp to the skillet and coat with the garlic cream sauce. Simmer for an additional 2-3 minutes.
  7. Garnish with fresh parsley before serving.
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Cajun Shrimp and Salmon with Garlic Cream Sauce

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