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Shrimp & Sausage Skewers are a Throwback to Classic Gumbo!

For an appetizer that is BBQ friendly, these Shrimp & Sausage Skewers are absolutely packed with flavor and will go down nicely with a side salad and some drinks. This recipe is a throwback to classic gumbo, but without all the muss and fuss.

Get these skewered, on the grill, and to the table in under 20 minutes - these will be flying off the plate and into hungry bellies in seconds! You'll love adding this cajun kick to your meal!

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Ingredients:

  • 1lb 16/20 count raw jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails left on
  • 7oz Kielbasa
  • 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons Cajun seasoning, divided
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 6-8 bamboo skewers

Directions:

Soak skewers in water for at least 30 minutes to prevent them from catching fire on the grill.

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Pat shrimp dry with paper towels then toss in a large bowl with oil and 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning.

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Slice Kielbasa sausage the same thickness as the shrimp then tuck sausage slices between the curve of the shrimp and skewer.

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Combine mayonnaise, remaining tablespoon Cajun seasoning, and lemon juice in a bowl then mix to combine. Store in refrigerator (can be done 1-2 days ahead of time).

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Preheat grill over high heat for 10 minutes then turn heat down to medium-high. Spray both sides of skewers with nonstick spray then grill for 1-2 minutes per side or until shrimp are opaque and cooked through.

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Serve skewers with dipping sauce.


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