Drunken Cajun Shrimp Skewers

~ Sharee


I make these easy and tasty Drunken Cajun Shrimp Skewers for just about every party I throw because this quick Cajun Beer Marinade is everything!  Read my tips below to help you make these and even do a little meal planning as you grill!



– 2 pounds extra large (26/30) sized shrimp (cleaned, peeled, deveined, with tail on) – about 15 to 16 skewers – 1 tablespoon blackening season – 1/2 tablespoon tablespoon old bay seafood seasoning – 1/2 tablespoon creole seasoning – (Makes about 1/4 cup of dry seasoning mix.) – 1 twelve ounce beer – about 1/4 cup olive oil – Optional Homemade Cajun Seasoning: – 3 tablespoons paprika – 2 tablespoons oregano – 1 teaspoon ground coriander – 1 teaspoon ground thyme – 2 teaspoons white pepper – 1 teaspoon garlic powder – 1 teaspoon onion powder – 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper –1 teaspoon old bay seasoning or seafood seasoning – (Makes about 6 tablespoons of dry seasoning mix.)



StepS 1-4

– Place four to five shrimp on each skewer. – To make the seasoning, mix everything together except the shrimp, olive oil, and beer. – Sprinkle at least half of the seasoning mixture evenly onto the shrimp. – Marinate for at least three hours.

StepS 5-6

– During the last hour of marinading the shrimp, pour the beer over shrimp, and continue to marinade for another hour. – When ready to cook the shrimp, remove the shrimp from the beer marinade and sprinkle the remaining dry seasoning evenly over the shrimp skewers.

StepS 7-8

– Brush both sides of the shrimp with olive oil before cooking. – Grill the shrimp for 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until the shrimp turn pink.


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