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Recipe courtesy of Sam Carroll and Cody Carroll

Cajun Shrimp Skewers

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Active: 25 min
  • Yield: 2 to 3 servings
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3/4 pound peeled and deveined large (16/20) shrimp, tails left on

4 cloves garlic, minced 

3 tablespoons salted butter, melted

2 teaspoons Cajun Select Seasoning, recipe follows

1 lemon, halved 

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 

Hot sauce, for grilling, optional

Cajun Select Seasoning:

4 tablespoons kosher salt

2 tablespoons granulated garlic 

2 tablespoons paprika 

1 tablespoon cayenne pepper

1 tablespoon onion powder

1 tablespoon ground black pepper 

1 tablespoon sugar 

1 teaspoon dried basil 

1 teaspoon ground celery seed 

1 teaspoon dried oregano 


Special equipment:
metal skewers
  1. Preheat a grill for cooking over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the shrimp, garlic, butter, Cajun Select Seasoning, juice of 1/2 lemon and some salt and pepper to a bowl and toss all together. Skewer the shrimp on metal skewers. Grill the shrimp, drizzling with hot sauce if desired, until plump and pink, about 2 minutes per side.
  3. Grill the remaining 1/2 lemon until charred, 3 to 4 minutes. Serve with the shrimp. 

Cajun Select Seasoning:

Yield: 1 cup
  1. Blend together the salt, granulated garlic, paprika, cayenne, onion powder, black pepper, sugar, basil, celery seed and oregano in a bowl until combined. Store in an airtight jar for up to 6 months.
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