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Moroccan Sweet and Spicy Shrimp

4.2 from 5 reviews

This easy, sweet and spicy shrimp recipe is seasoned with homemade Moroccan seasoning and pan fried until crispy. Pair them with Moroccan couscous or rice and your favorite vegetable for a simple, healthy meal any night of the week.

Ingredients

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  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground tumeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/81/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom (optional)
  • 1 1/2 pounds of shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Instructions

  1. Mix seasonings together in a small bowl.
  2. Toss the mixture with the shrimp until evenly coated.
  3. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Add the shrimp to the pan and fry until thoroughly cooked – turning occasionally (shrimp should be completely pink).

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Keywords: dairy free, gluten free, easy, healthy, spicy, shrimp, seafood