Spicy Cajun Shrimp

Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

A spicy Cajun sauce complements the fresh shrimp in this New Orleans-inspired recipe.
Recipe / Photo Adapted from Land o Lakes


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Serves:

8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Grill

Ingredients

1/4 c
butter (or margarine)
1 tsp
chopped fresh thyme leaves*
1/2 tsp
pepper
1/8 to 1/4 tsp
cayenne pepper
2 Tbsp
ketchup
1 tsp
worcestershire sauce
1/2 tsp
finely chopped fresh garlic

KABOBS

1 lb
fresh raw shrimp, cleaned, shelled, deveined
8 medium
green onions, each cut into 3 (2inch) pieces
2 medium
lemons, each cut into 6 slices, then cut in half
12
6 inch wooden skewers, soaked in water

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat gas grill on medium or charcoal grill until coals are ash white.
2
Meanwhile, combine all sauce ingredients in 1-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 4-5 minutes or until butter is melted.
3
To assemble kabobs place 1 shrimp, 1 green onion piece, 1 lemon slice, 1 shrimp and 1 green onion piece on each wooden skewer; brush with sauce. Place kabobs on grill. Grill, brushing with sauce and turning frequently, 6-10 minutes or until shrimp turn pink.
4
TIP:
*Substitute 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish, Other Main Dishes, Seafood
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #grill