A spicy Cajun sauce complements fresh shrimp.
Recipe: Spicy Cajun Shrimp
Sauce Ingredients:1/4 cup butter
2 tablespoons ketchup
1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme leaves*
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic
1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
Kabobs Ingredients:1 pound (about 20 to 25) fresh raw shrimp,peeled, deveined
8 green onions, each cut into 3 (2-inch) pieces
2 lemons, each cut into 6 slices, cut in half
12 (6-inch) wooden skewers, soaked in water
Makes 4 servings.
*Substitute 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves.
Microwave Directions: Combine all sauceingredients in 1 cup measure. Microwave on HIGH, stirring afterhalf the time, until butter is melted (2 to 3 1/2 minutes). Alternateshrimp, green onions and lemon on each wooden skewer; brush withsauce. Place in 13×9-inch baking dish. Cover with waxed paper.Microwave on HIGH, brushing with sauce and rearranging kabobsafter half the time, until shrimp turn pink (7 to 10 minutes).
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