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Shrimp and Scallop Kabobs

“These seafood kabobs are a big hit with everyone who loves spicy food. Don’t forget to use the extra seasoned butter as a dipping sauce!” Mitzi Sentiff — Annapolis, Maryland
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 3 teaspoons Cajun seasoning
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons hot pepper sauce
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 12 uncooked large shrimp (about 1/2 pound)
  • 16 sea scallops (about 2 pounds)

Directions

  • In a microwave-safe bowl, melt butter. Stir in the Cajun seasoning, pepper sauce, garlic powder and onion powder; set aside 1/2 cup butter mixture for serving and keep warm.
  • Peel and devein shrimp, leaving tails on. On four metal or soaked wooden skewers, alternately thread shrimp and scallops.
  • Place skewers on greased grill rack. Cook, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 3-5 minutes on each side or until shrimp turn pink and scallops are firm and opaque, basting occasionally with butter mixture. Serve with reserved butter.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 399 calories, 35g fat (22g saturated fat), 170mg cholesterol, 813mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 19g protein.

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