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Spicy Cajun Shrimp

 Spicy Cajun Shrimp
This dish is great for a meal or as an appetizer. It's so quick and easy.
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 4-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons cayenne pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 pound uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined

Directions

  • In a bowl, combine the seasonings. In another bowl, combine oil and
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons of seasoning mixture (save remaining mixture for
  • another use). Add shrimp; toss until well coated. Thread shrimp onto
  • two metal or soaked wooded skewers. Broil shrimp 4-6 in. from the
  • heat for 2 minutes. Turn shrimp; baste with remaining oil mixture.
  • Broil 1-2 minutes longer or until shrimp turn pink. Yield: 2
  • servings (about 1/4 cup seasoning mix).
Editor's Note:Store remaining Cajun seasoning mix in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 6 months.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1/4 pound) equals 231 calories, 15 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 168 mg cholesterol, 5,506 mg sodium,

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Spicy Cajun Shrimp (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 5 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 19 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.