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Shrimp-Stuffed Potatoes

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Shrimp-Stuffed Potatoes
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 15 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 4

I must confess I love potatoes! The truth is that my favorite ingredients are potatoes and shrimp when combined in one recipe. I could eat this dish every day! It's delicious and very east to prepare. The only thing you really need is the time to cook the potatoes; in just 15 minutes you'll have the perfect side for any dish. Enjoy! MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

2
large russet potatoes, washed
3
tablespoons of olive oil
12
fresh shrimp deveined (4 whole and 8 chopped into 1/2-inch pieces)
1
teaspoon of cajun seasoning
3
tablespoons of butter
3/4
cup of sour cream
1
cup of grated cheddar cheese
1/4
cup of chives, chopped

Directions

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  • 1
    Preheat the oven to 425°F. Cover a baking dish in aluminum foil.
  • 2
    Cover the potatoes in one tablespoon of olive oil.
  • 3
    Place the potatoes on a dish and bake for 60 minutes or until they're soft. Remove from the oven and let cool for 8 to 10 minutes.
  • 4
    Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a medium pan over medium heat. When the oil is hot, cook the shrimp for 2 minutes on each side. Season with the Cajun powder and cook for one more minute. Set aside.
  • 5
    Cut the potato in half. Use a spoon to room the inside and place in a large bowl, leaving a thin shell.
  • 6
    Add butter to the bowl as well as the sour cream, cheddar cheese and chives. Mix well, lightly mashing to remove the big pieces. Add the chopped shrimp to this mixture.
  • 7
    Fill the potatoes with the mixture. Place back on the baking dish and bake for 10-15 more minutes, or until the surface has lightly browned. Remove from the oven.
  • 8
    Place one whole shrimp on the corner of the potato (as shown in the image) and serve immediately.

Expert Tips

  • If you don't want to use Cajun powder, simply season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Information

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More About This Recipe

  • I must confess I love potatoes! The truth is that my favorite ingredients are potatoes and shrimp when combined in one recipe. I could eat this dish every day! It's delicious and very east to prepare. The only thing you really need is the time to cook the potatoes; in just 15 minutes you'll have the perfect side for any dish. Enjoy!

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