Spicy Cajun Shrimp Skewers Recipe

Shrimp Skewers make a delicious, quick-fix lunch or supper that I absolutely love. And boy, do I have a scrumptious twist on this classic for ya.

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Yesterday, I shared my Cajun Spice Mix recipe and today I have one of my new favorite ways to use it! This Spicy Cajun Shrimp Skewer. Oh my goodness! So much flavor and so dad gum simple to make! It’s truly a keeper recipe if I’ve ever seen one!

These skewers are perfect on a bed of baby spinach for a quick salad or even with a side of smashed potatoes if you need a heartier meal.

They are ready in just a few minutes, making them a definite quick-fix supper idea that is waistline friendly.

There are usually about 25-30 large shrimp per pound, so I generally use about five large shrimp per skewer for about eight skewers. Perfect for a supper for four or lunch portions for eight. It also makes a beautiful appetizer if you’d like to use the smaller skewers with just one or two shrimp.

Can you tell how much I’m in love with these?

Here’s how I make my Spicy Cajun Shrimp Skewers.

 

Spicy Cajun Shrimp Skewers
 
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A must-have recipe for Spicy Cajun Shrimp Skewers.
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 1½ pounds uncooked, peeled and de-veined shrimp
  • olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons [Cajun Spice Mix|http://addapinch.com/cooking/?p=3331]
Instructions
  1. Preheat grill or grill pan to medium heat or about 350 degrees. Lightly brush grill pan with olive oil to prevent sticking.
  2. Skewer four to seven shrimp per skewer, depending on size.
  3. Drizzle with olive oil.
  4. Sprinkle both sides with [Cajun Spice Mix|http://addapinch.com/cooking/?p=3331].
  5. Place onto grill or grill pan over medium heat and cook until shrimp turns pink, about 10-15 minutes.
  6. Remove from grill and serve warm.

 

I think you’ll love them forever! You really do need to try these soon!!!

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A seventh generation Southern wife and mom who loves to share simple, fresh, and scrumptious recipes the whole family will enjoy.

Comments

  1. 1

    I’m all over cajun spices right now and added to a tasty crustacean is the perfect union!

  2. 2

    Sounds delicious! I am totally pinning this recipe right now. :)

  3. 3

    I love spicy shrimp (and my kid loves to eat anything on a stick) Pinned to my dinner board so I won’t forget to add to next weeks menu!!

  4. 4

    It’s almost midnight and I’m thinking I’d love one of those right now. Yum!

  5. 5

    What a lovely picture, Robin! Look forward to making this! Thank you!

  6. 6

    What a beautiful presentation, Robyn! We’d enjoy this for dinner any night of the week, or I’d serve a smaller portion, as you suggest, as a starter course for a dinner party. Great recipe!

  7. 7

    Sounds totally delish! Looks totally easy!! Will definitely make this next week. Thanks, Robyn, for starting the new year off on the right foot!!!!!

  8. 8

    Girl! You are so speaking my language with the nummy little Cajun Shrimp skewers :D MmmMmm

  9. 9

    I love this, Robyn! My husband loves cajun spices…we’re definitely trying this!!

  10. 10

    This would be so good if I wasn’t allergic to shrimp. I bet the cajun is just fabulous on them.

  11. 11

    These would make a perfect low carb and low cal lunch or dinner – YUM!

  12. 12

    These look wonderful – I would love them in tacos.

  13. 13

    I love sea-food. This looks spicy and tangy.

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