Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Cajun Shrimp Skewers

If you like shrimp and if you like spicy, you MUST make this recipe ASAP! I made these last night and was amazed at how good they were. I cut this out of my latest Taste of Home and am so glad I did. These will definitely be a summer staple!!


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Cajun Shrimp Skewers


2 Tbsp. olive oil


1 Tbsp. onion powder


1 Tbsp. paprika


1 Tbsp. lemon juice


1 garlic clove, minced


1/2 tsp. dried thyme


1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes


1/4 tsp. coarsely ground pepper


1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper


1 lb. uncooked jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined


1 medium lemon, cut into wedges


In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first nine ingredients. Add the jumbo shrimp; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. On metal or soaked wooden skewers, thread shrimp and lemon wedges.


Grill, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 5-8 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, turning once.






Seriously, these are FANTASTIC!!!! Enjoy! :)

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