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Cajun Shrimp Boil on brown paper with cajun butter
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Cajun Shrimp Boil in the Ninja Foodi

You are going to love this super easy and delicious one pot meal and don't skip the Cajun butter!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Time to Pressure20 mins
Total Time37 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 551kcal
Author: Louise



  • 2 onions quartered, I used Vidalia
  • 3 ears of corn
  • 6 Yukon gold potatoes
  • 1 jalapeno pepper
  • 1-2 red chili peppers dried
  • 1 bulb garlic
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 14 ounces Andouille sausage
  • 4 sprigs Thyme
  • 1 lemon halved
  • 2 lbs shrimp large & frozen
  • 1 zucchini

Whole Spice Seasoning Blend

  • 1 Tbsp black peppercorns
  • ½ Tbsp mustard seed
  • ½ Tbsp cumin seed
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 2 tsp coarse sea salt

Shrimp Seasoning

  • ¼ tsp smoked paprika
  • ¾ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp mustard dry ground or substitute mustard seed
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper

Cajun Butter

  • ½ cup salted butter 1 stick
  • 1 tsp cumin ground
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • ¾ tsp garlic powder
  • ¾ tsp onion powder
  • ¼ tsp smoked paprika
  • tsp chipotle ground


  • Place the quartered onions in the inner pot. Cut the ends off of 3 ears of corn and leave the husks on. Place corn in the inner pot. Quarter the potatoes and place in the inner pot. Add in the whole spice seasoning blend. Add in the jalapeno pepper cut in half and the dried red peppers. Add 2 cups of chicken stock.
  • Add in one bulb of garlic, peeled and smashed. Cut the Andouille sausage in ½ lengthwise on the diagonal and add to inner pot. Add in the Thyme and lemon cut in half.
  • Pour about ½ cup of water over frozen shrimp and toss with shrimp seasoning. Add to inner pot. Cut the zucchini in half and place in pot.
  • Put the pressure lid on and turn the valve to seal. Set the pressure on high for 2 minutes. When the time is up immediately release the pressure and remove the lid.
  • Melt the Cajun butter and pour over shrimp boil. Serve and Enjoy!

Cajun Butter

  • Blend room temp butter with seasonings.



Nutritional information does not include Cajun Butter


Calories: 551kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 51g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 437mg | Sodium: 2768mg | Potassium: 1334mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 284IU | Vitamin C: 51mg | Calcium: 312mg | Iron: 11mg