LISA food blog : CAJUN SHRIMP KABOBS

This we we are outside grilling -some Cajun Shrimp Kabobs. Let’s Eat !

  • 2 pounds large shrimp peeled deveined
  •  2 teaspoons fresh thyme 
  • 1-2 teaspoons  ½ teaspoon dried  oregano
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 
  • 1 teaspoon  sweet paprika
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic (about 3 medium cloves) 
  • 1 teaspoon pepper flakes 
  • ½ teaspoon  Cajun  seasoning  
  • 3-4 tablespoons olive oil  
  • -4 tablespoons lemon juice 
  • salt to taste
  • Soak skewers for at least 20 minutes totally submerged in water before using it to prevent burns.
  • Heat the gas grill to medium-high heat. If using grill pan lightly spray or oil to prevent the shrimp from sticking to the pan 
  • In a medium bowl, combine, thyme, oregano, black pepper,  paprika , garlic, pepper flakes,  Cajun  seasoning, olive oil, and lemon juice. Set aside.   
  • Add shrimp in a large bowl, season with salt, then marinade shrimp with the spicy mixture. 
  • Use some of the marinade to rub on the vegetables, then salt to taste.  
  • Thread the shrimp onto the skewers, alternating between the shrimp and vegetables. Making sure the front of the skewer is fully covered with vegetable or shrimp.
  • Place skewers on grill pan or gas grill.
  • Grill for about 2-3 minutes per side until vegetables are fully cooked through.
  • Serve warm with salad, rice, or creamy orzo.

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