cajun grilled shrimp

By sexyswamprat

Ingredients
  • 1 1/4 pounds (600 g) large shrimp, shelled and deveined

  • 1 tablespoon (15 ml) fresh lemon juice

  • cooking oil

  • 2 tablespoons (8 g) chopped flat-leaf parsley

  • Cajun seasoning

  • 1/2 tablespoon (7.5 ml) good-quality chile powder

  • 1/2 tablespoon (7.5 ml) Hungarian paprika

  • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) garlic powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) onion powder

  • 1/4 teaspoon (1.25 ml) freshly ground pepper

  • 1/4 teaspoon (1.25 ml) cayenne pepper

  • 1/4 teaspoon (1.25 ml) crushed dried oregano

  • 1/4 teaspoon (1.25 ml) crushed dried thyme

Directions
  1. Light the grill or preheat the broiler. In a small bowl, combine the seasoning ingredients.

  2. Add the shrimp and toss to evenly coat. Thread the shrimp onto 4 metal skewers and drizzle with lemon juice.

  3. When ready to grill, lightly brush the grill rack with oil. Grill the shrimp until they are cooked through and lightly charred around the edges, 3 to 5 minutes per side. Sprinkle with parsley and serve hot.


Nutritional Facts

Servings
1
Per serving
113 calories (12% calories from fat)
22 g protein
1 g total fat (0.4 g saturated fat)
2 g carbohydrates
1 g dietary fiber
202 mg cholesterol
243 mg sodium
Diabetic exchanges
3 very lean protein

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