Spicy Cajun Shrimp

Spicy Cajun Shrimp
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A spicy Cajun sauce complements the fresh shrimp in this New Orleans-inspired recipe.
20 min
Prep Time
30 min
Total Time
4 servings

Ingredients

Sauce

1/4 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter
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 (cayenne)

Kabobs

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
 
*Substitute 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves.

Directions

  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.

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Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
240
Cholesterol
160mg
Carbohydrates
12g
Protein
20g
Fat
14g
Sodium
340mg
Dietary Fiber
<1g

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