Cajun Barbecued Shrimp

For a shortcut, replace the first 8 ingredients with about 2 tablespoons of Cajun or Creole seasoning blend.


4 servings (serving size: 1 skewer)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Nutritional 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


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


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.

carbo rating: 3

The Complete Step-by-Step Low Carb Cookbook,

Oxmoor House

January 2005
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