Cajun Shrimp Skillet Nachos

Elevate your snacking game with my Cajun Shrimp Skillet Nachos—perfect for summer gatherings, game nights, and Olympic watch parties.

Listen up seafood lovers! It’s time to elevate your snacking game with a dish that’s sure to steal the spotlight: Cajun Shrimp Skillet Nachos. Picture this: succulent shrimp, hearty black beans, and gooey cheese, all piled high on a bed of crispy tortilla chips with a hint of lime flavor, then topped with creamy sour cream, rich avocado slices, and zesty salsa. Hungry yet?

Whether you’re hosting a summer soirée, planning a game night with friends, or gearing up for the excitement of the Olympics, these nachos are guaranteed to be a crowd-pleaser. They’re the ultimate fusion of flavors and textures, perfect for sharing and savoring with loved ones.

But what makes these nachos truly unforgettable? It’s all about the layers of flavor. The shrimp, sautéed to perfection with a hint of cajun seasoning, add a deliciously smoky twist to every bite. Meanwhile, the black beans bring a satisfying dose of protein and fiber, making these nachos as hearty as they are tasty.

And let’s not forget about the cheese—ooey, gooey, and oh-so-satisfying. It’s the glue that holds everything together, melting into every nook and cranny of the skillet for maximum indulgence.

But the magic doesn’t stop there. Once these nachos are piled high and baked to golden perfection, it’s time to add the finishing touches. A dollop of creamy sour cream, a few slices of ripe avocado, and a generous drizzle of tangy salsa take these nachos from delicious to downright irresistible.

Yield: 6 servings

Cajun Shrimp Skillet Nachos

Cajun Shrimp Skillet Nachos

Elevate your snacking game with my Cajun Shrimp Skillet Nachos—perfect for summer gatherings, game nights, and Olympic watch parties.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb medium shrimp, peeled, deveined and tails removed
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp cajun or seafood seasoning of choice
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp butter *for sautéing shrimp
  • 1/2 bag of your favorite tortilla chips
  • 1 cup of Mexican cheese blend + more as desired
  • 1/2 cup black beans, drained

Toppings

  • Avocado
  • Sour Cream
  • Salsa
  • Lime
  • Cilantro
  • Jalapeño for spice

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, season shrimp with olive oil, cajun seasoning and salt
  2. To a skillet on medium heat, melt butter an sauté shrimp until just cooked, about 4 minutes
  3. Remove shrimp and set aside
  4. To a cast iron skillet, add a layer or chips, followed by cheese, black beans and cheese
  5. Repeat the layering until you get to the top of the skillet
  6. The final layer should be cheese
  7. Broil until cheese is melted, about 2-3 minutes
  8. Top with desired toppings, serve warm and enjoy

So why wait? Whether you’re planning a backyard barbecue, hosting a watch party, or simply craving a savory snack, these Cajun Shrimp Skillet Nachos are the answer. Be sure to save this recipe for later—it’s a game-changer when it comes to easy, shareable appetizers that are guaranteed to impress. Get ready to dig in and enjoy the ultimate nacho experience!

Follow:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Skip to Recipe

Looking for Something?