Cajun Shrimp Sausage Kabobs

Cajun Shrimp Sausage Kabobs

Grilling this easy recipe for Cajun Shrimp Sausage Kabobs just added to our fun Friday vibes.

Fridays are just more fun when the sun is shining and you get to hang out on the patio with a cold beer in hand.

You can control the amount of spice with how much cajun seasoning and hot sauce you use.

You all know I went with a good spicy kick of course.

This andouille sausage had a good amount of heat just by itself.

So if you don’t like spice just use a regular smoked sausage instead.

How to Make Cajun Shrimp Sausage Kabobs

First, peel and devein a pound of jumbo shrimp.

Then get out the ingredients for the cajun dipping sauce.

You’ll need, mayo, cajun seasoning, garlic, lime juice, and Tabasco sauce.

Just put in a small bowl or container and stir until evenly mixed.

ingredients for the kabobs

Once the sauce is done, cut the sausage into inch size pieces.

The sausage is already cooked, so snacking on a few small pieces is perfectly fine, at least that what I kept telling myself 😉

sauce made and sausage cut into small pieces

Then put the shrimp and sausage on kabob skewers.

And brush them with olive oil and season with more cajun seasoning, kosher salt, and pepper.

shrimp and sausage kabobs before seasoning or cooking

Next stop is the grill!

Preheat the grill to medium high heat and they will cook for only 2 1/2 minutes per side.

kabobs on the grill before cooking

Shrimp don’t take long and really just heating up the sausage and creating a nice char on them.

on the grill after cooking

The same cook time is one of the reasons I paired the two together for these kabobs.

Cajun Shrimp Sausage Kabobs

Serve Cajun Shrimp Sausage Kabobs with the cajun lime dipping sauce!

Such a yummy and easy meal to make.

Cajun Shrimp Sausage Kabobs

Honestly this was our whole dinner because I was not even feeling like messing with a side dish.

Cajun Shrimp Sausage Kabobs

We were lucky enough to have leftovers, which were just as good the next day 🙂

Cajun Shrimp Sausage Kabobs

If you dip, I dip, we dip 😉

Cajun Shrimp Sausage Kabobs

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Cajun Shrimp Sausage Kabobs

Cajun Shrimp Sausage Kabobs are an easy to make meal made on the grill and are served with a fabulous cajun lime sauce for dipping

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Cajun, Easy, Grilling Recipes, Healthy, Kabob, Recipe, Sausage, Shrimp, Summer Recipes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings 6 kabobs
Calories 232 kcal
Author Cheri Renee


  • 1 pound jumbo shrimp
  • 1 pound smoked andouille sausage (or any smoked sausage)
  • olive oil, kosher salt, pepper
  • 2 to 2 1/2 Tbsps cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 cup mayo
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • Optional: a few dashes of Tabasco sauce


  1. Peel and devein the shrimp and cut the sausage into 1 inch pieces. Put the sausage and shrimp on kabob skewers.

  2. Brush the kabobs with olive oil and season them with kosher salt, pepper, and 1 to 1 1/2 Tbsps of the cajun seasoning.

  3. Put the mayo, 1/2 to 1 Tbsp cajun seasoning, lime juice, garlic powder, and Tabasco sauce (if using) in a small bowl. Stir until mixed well and set aside.

  4. Preheat your grill to medium high. Grill the kabobs for 2 1/2 minutes per side.

  5. Serve with the cajun lime sauce for dipping.

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