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Cajun Barbecued Shrimp

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 skewer)
For a shortcut, replace the first 8 ingredients with about 2 tablespoons of Cajun or Creole seasoning blend.

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 pounds peeled and deveined large shrimp
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 192
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 3.2 g
  • satfat 0.6 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 35.1 g
  • carbohydrate 4.1 g
  • fiber 0.9 g
  • cholesterol 237 mg
  • iron 4.7 mg
  • sodium 379 mg
  • calcium 97 mg

How to Make It

  1. Prepare grill.

  2. Combine first 8 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag. Add shrimp. Seal bag; shake to coat. Let stand 5 minutes.

  3. Remove shrimp from bag; discard seasoning mixture. Thread shrimp onto 4 (12-inch) skewers. Place skewers on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill over medium-hot coals (350° to 400°) 3 minutes on each side or until done.

  4. carbo rating: 3

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