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Spicy Cajun Shrimp

Spicy Cajun Shrimp

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

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20 min
Prep Time
30 min
Total Time



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)


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.

How to make

  1. STEP 1

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

  2. STEP 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. STEP 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 (1 serving)

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