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Blackened Shrimp Nachos | Grandbaby Cakes

Blackened Shrimp Nachos

Blackened Shrimp Nachos - Update your Super Bowl menu and game day eats with tons of flavor and spice. These are the best seafood nachos ever!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Cajun/Creole
Keyword crowd pleasers, party food, seafood recipes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 529 kcal
Author Jocelyn Delk Adams of Grandbaby-Cakes.com

Ingredients

  • 1.15 lb Omaha Steaks blackened shrimp
  • OR 1 pound deveined peeled shrimp, 2 tablespoons olive oil and 1 tablespoon blackened seasoning- Old Bay is awesome)
  • 1 bg tortilla chips
  • 1 jar fresh pico de gallo
  • 1 package shredded Mexican cheese
  • Optional: Cilantro for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
  2. If using Omaha Steaks shrimp, prepare blackened shrimp according to package instructions then set shrimp aside.
  3. Or if you are making your own using shrimp, add 2 tablespoons olive oil to a cast iron or heavy bottom skillet over medium high heat. Season shrimp with blackened seasoning by adding to a bag and shaking the shrimp to make the seasoning stick evenly. Fry shrimp in an even layer for 2 minutes on each side and set aside.
  4. Next begin layering process. Add half of tortilla chips, followed by half of pico de gallo and half of cheese then repeat with remaining tortilla chips, pico de gallo and shredded cheese.
  5. Top nachos with shrimp and bake for 10-15 minutes or until everything has melted together and is hot and bubbly.
  6. Remove from oven and cool for 5 minutes then top with cilantro (if desired) and serve.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Blackened Shrimp Nachos
Amount Per Serving
Calories 529 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23g 35%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 213mg 71%
Sodium 1513mg 63%
Potassium 237mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 51g 17%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 5g
Protein 29g 58%
Vitamin A 9.2%
Vitamin C 7.2%
Calcium 65.8%
Iron 17.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.