Monica's Skillet Shrimp - with Bacon Up®

Crispier and Tastier - with Bacon Up® Bacon Grease
Author Monica


  • Large Skillet (I use Cast Iron)
  • Large Mixing Bowl


  • 1 Tbsp Bacon Up® Bacon Grease
  • 1 pound Uncooked Shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1.5 tsp Cajun seasoning use your favorite!
  • 1/2 tsp Red Pepper Flakes


  • Heat the Bacon Up in a large skillet over medium heat. (I prefer a Cast Iron Skillet!)
  • In a large mixing bowl, mix the seasoning and pepper flakes. Then add shrimp and mix thoroughly to ensure shrimp is coated well.
  • Add shrimp to the hot pan and cook for about 2-3 minutes per side, until shrimp is pink and cooked through.
  • Remove shrimp from skillet and serve immediately.


This is a go-to recipe for me -- so easy and SO versatile! Shrimp can be served as an appetizer with your favorite sauce, tossed with pasta, in a taco, or as the protein topper on a salad. The added flavor of the Bacon Up with the little kick from the Cajun seasoning and red pepper is really a crowd pleaser!!
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