Cajun Shrimp Kebabs

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Use your favorite salt-free Cajun seasoning blend--mine has paprika, celery seed, garlic, basil, white pepper, cayenne pepper, thyme and parsley--to add a kick to these shrimp kebabs.

Prep Time: 20?minutes

Cook Time: 5?minutes

Total Time: 25?minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp Cajun seasoning (preferably salt-free)
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 pound medium shrimp, de-veined, tail on

Preparation:

Soak 4-6 wooden skewers in cold water for 30 minutes. Combine olive oil, lemon juice, Cajun seasoning and garlic in a small bowl. Place shrimp in a glass dish and drizzle with Cajun mixture, turning to coat. Cover and marinate for 15 minutes. Preheat grill or broiler, then thread shrimp on to pre-soaked skewers. Broil or grill for 2-3 minutes each side. Serve as an appetizer or as an entree with grilled vegetables and rice.

Per serving: Calories 154, Calories from Fat 49, Total Fat 5.5g (sat 0.9g), Cholesterol 170mg, Sodium 168mg, Carbohydrate 3g, Fiber 0.2g, Protein 23.2g


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