Grilled Shrimp and Sausage Kabobs

Put on some Cajun rhythms and serve up these colorful kabobs with andouille sausage, shrimp, and a spicy honey glaze.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 0 min
  • Servings 4

1/2
cup chili sauce
1
tablespoon honey
1/4
teaspoon garlic powder
1/2
lb. smoked sausage (andouille, Polish sausage or kielbasa), cut into 12 pieces
1/2
lb. shelled deveined uncooked large shrimp
1
medium green bell pepper, cut into 12 pieces

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small bowl, combine chili sauce, honey and garlic powder; mix well. Alternately thread sausage, shrimp and bell pepper onto four 12 to 14-inch metal skewers. Brush kabobs with some of chili sauce mixture; reserve remaining sauce mixture.
  • 2 When grill is heated, place kabobs on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook 8 to 10 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, turning kabobs and brushing frequently with reserved sauce mixture.
  • 3 Bring any remaining chili sauce mixture to a boil. Serve warm mixture with kabobs.

Expert Tips

When you make kabobs, be sure that the pieces on the skewers are of uniform size so that they cook evenly.

To broil kabobs, place on broiler pan; broil 4 to 6 inches from heat using times above as a guide, turning kabobs and brushing frequently with reserved sauce mixture.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe
Calories
275
(
Calories from Fat
145),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
16%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
),
Cholesterol
115mg
115%;
Sodium
1070mg
1070%;
Total Carbohydrate
17g
17%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
14g
14%
),
Protein
16g
16%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
12%;
Vitamin C
26%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
12%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 2 High-Fat Meat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.