Cajun Sausage and Shrimp Skewers

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  • 32 jumbo tiger shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 4 (4 ounce) Cajun sausages, fully cooked
  • 4 red onions
  • 2 green bell peppers
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • Juice from 2 limes
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • Freshly-ground black pepper
  • 4 cups cooked rice


  1. Marinate the shrimp in olive oil, lime juice, salt and pepper for 1 hour.
  2. Cut the sausages into quarters.
  3. Alternate the shrimp and sausage pieces on four bamboo or wood skewers; set aside.
  4. Quarter the onions and peppers. Cut the pepper quarters in half.
  5. Arrange onions and peppers on four bamboo or wood skewers.
  6. Cook all eight skewers on a grill for 2 to 5 minutes per side or until shrimp turn pale white.
  7. Serve one of each skewer over cooked rice on four dinner plates.

Yield: 4 servings