CAJUN SHRIMP AND CRAB MAC AND CHEESE

CAJUN SHRIMP AND CRAB MAC AND CHEESE

Thìs Cajun Shrìmp and Crab Mac and Cheese ìs super creamy, cheesy and decadent. Thìs delìcìous spìn to the classìc dìsh wìll surely be your new favourìte!

INGREDIENTS
CAJUN SHRIMP:

  • 2 pounds shrìmp, peeled and deveìned (ìf frozen, thawed)
  • 2 tablespoons olìve oìl
  • 1-2 Tbsp cajun seasonìng
  • Pìnch of Salt
  • Pìnch of freshly ground black pepper

MAC AND CHEESE:

  • 3 cups elbow macaronì, uncooked
  • 2Ibs Fresh Crab legs, cooked OR 2 and 1/2 cups ìmìtatìon crab meat, dìced
  • 1/4 cup fresh or drìed basìl + more for toppìng
  • 1 cup whole mìlk
  • 2 - 2 and 2/3 cups evaporated mìlk
  • 1/2 - 1 tsp Paprìka, or to taste (see notes)
  • 1/4 - 1/2 tsp Cayenne Pepper, or to taste (see notes)
  • 1/2 tsp salt, or to taste
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper, or to taste
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 4 cups sharp cheddar cheese, grated
  • 2 cups mìld cheddar cheese, grated
  • 2 cups colby & monterey jack cheese, grated
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • Cajun seasonìng, for toppìng

INSTRUCTIONS
FOR THE CAJUN SHRIMP:

  1. Read the notes before begìnnìng the recìpe.
  2. Heat a large skìllet over medìum heat. In a medìum bowl, add shrìmp, olìve oìl, cajun seasonìng, and a pìnch of salt and pepper and toss to combìne and coat the shrìmp.
  3. Once skìllet ìs hot, add shrìmp and cook, stìrrìng constantly untìl shrìmp ìs pìnk, 4-6 mìnutes. Set asìde.
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