Spicy Cajun Shrimp

Spicy Cajun Shrimp

A spicy Cajun sauce complements the fresh shrimp in this New Orleans-inspired recipe.

20 min. prep time
4 servings
000 Ratings



2 tablespoons ketchup
1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme leaves*
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper


1 pound (about 20 to 25) fresh raw shrimp, peeled, deveined
8 green onions, each cut into 3 (2-inch) pieces
2 lemons, each cut into 6 slices, cut in half
12 (6-inch) wooden skewers, soaked in water


Heat gas grill on medium or charcoal grill until coals are ash white.

Meanwhile, combine all sauce ingredients in 1-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 4-5 minutes or until butter is melted.

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.


*Substitute 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves.

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Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 240

Fat: 14g

Cholesterol: 160mg

Sodium: 340mg

Carbohydrates: 12g

Dietary Fiber: <1g

Protein: 20g

Recipe #5095C©1995Land O'Lakes, Inc.

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