Thursday, April 23, 2009

SHRIMP………WOW

I must confess that Roy does most of the cooking when he is home for the week and last night was no exception.

We started with a great margarita.

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We love long grain and wild rice.

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WE started with raw, peeled, butter flied shrimp. seeded jalapenos and raw bacon.

 

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As you can see, he inserted the strip of pepper in the shrimp and wrapped it with bacon and placed it on wooden skewers. If you use wooden skewers, always soak them in water a while before using them.

 

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Don’t  forget your margarita!010

The rice is cooking and our shrimp are ready for the grill.

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This sauce is a must…..I know you have some sauce, but not like this. Of course having a “little” Cajun history in by background means we use a lot of Cajun products.  This sauce is not hot. It is call Cajun Power BBQ and Grillin’ Sauce.  Web site is www.cajunpowersauce.com.                                it is made in Abbeville, La.  Now is you want hot sauce, I would rather email some of those to you, they have some pretty spicy Names. The last one Roy tried, and he likes them HOT, blister his lip, he is saving this one for our Nephew, who claims the hotter the better.

But back to my recipe

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Ready for the grill.

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I forgot I had just bought Roy this Kabob Rack, but they are very handy.  Got this one at TJ Maxx for $3.00, yep $3.00.

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  Grill is hot and ready to go.

If you are not a shrimp cooker, remember no matter how you cook shrimp, they only take a about 4 minutes to cook, so if you like your bacon a little crisp, the put it in the microwave for a few minutes before you wrap your shrimp or cook it directly over hot fire.

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While waiting for kabobs to cook, Roy was taking pictures of the new seating area I created on the side of the house.

 

They are ready and smelling righteous!

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Well, I lost the pictures of the table all set and the food on the plates, but I can tell you one thing it wasn’t there long enough to take many pictures.

Oh, yes the sauce, we use it as a dipping sauce for our shrimp, but it is great on chicken or hamburgers.

Wish if you like shrimp, we could have  been here.  We cook a lot of seafood, of course, I grew up on the coast so I would rather have shrimp, crab or crawfish than any meat. and being just a little Cajun, I cook Gumbo, Bisque, Etouffee’, Jambalaya and of course Dirty Rice. I left out Shrimp Creole and Boudin Balls…….sorry I get carried away talking about Cajun Food…It is the best .

Hope you enjoyed our dinner…you may have already cooked shrimp like that, it was just so good last night, I had to share with you.

If you are not familiar with Cajun cookin’, just let me know and I will send you dozens of recipes.

 

BLESS THIS HOME

O Father in heaven

We thank you for our home

                  And

for our brothers and sisters

     in America

who helped to provide it.

May  it always

be a happy home.

Bless it with love, joy and Your

abiding grace.

For our life at home now.

And the memories to come, for making

us one and keeping us secure,

we bless you

O God our Father.

Amen

 

HAVE A GREAT DAY………THE HILBRICS  WILL.

BARBARA

8 comments:

Robin said...

Looks tasty! Love your planter....I have one of those poles with the stacking pots that I just love too!!

Smilingsal said...

You're living life at its best with your husband cooking your favorite foods!

Stacey said...

Now I'm not a seafood eater, but I'm so impressed with Roy! What a man. :)

Your patio looks so pretty!

Cher said...

I'll be cooking shrimp that way next week, that's for sure. Hubby loves peppers and loves shrimp so I know he'll love your recipe! Thanks for sharing!

The Texas Woman

southerninspiration said...

It's lunch time and you are killing me with that shrimp recipe....YUMMO!
Love the planter, too....I've gotta get some red geraniums!!!

Suzanne
Came by way of Stacey's blog, good to meet you!

ginny said...

Barbara I would not mind at all some recipes, like jambalaya, gumbo, dirty rice. I love seafood of all kinds especially shrimp and crab. When we go South there is a restaurant called Kenny B's which serves cajun, yum!
ginny

debbie said...

DEAR BARBARA AND CHEF ROY,
YUMMY...THAT WAS JUST WHAT I NEEDED. I LOVE SHRIMP AND CLAMS..BUT NOT THE BLISTERY BURN YOUR LIP HOT SAUCE...
OUR TOWN BUILT A BUFFALO WINGS AND THEY HAVE A BARBEQUE EATING CONTEST......ALLS YOU GET IS YOUR PICTURE TAKEN AND PLACED ON THE WALL TO PROVE WHAT A STUPID THING YOU DID AND WHY YOU NEED A FIRE EXTINGUISHER IN THE BATHROOM FOR 5 DAYS AFTER......MY SON ENTERED THAT CONTEST AND I'LL JUST SAY HE WALKED FUNNY FOR 5 DAYS...MORE LIKE A WADDLE AND HIS LIPS WERE FORMED LIKE HE WAS WHISTLING...HE WON'T DO IT AGAIN...LOL....HE SAID IT WAS LIKE SWALLOWING FIRE
THOSE SHRIMP LOOKED TO BE A BEAUTIFUL SIZE AND PLUMP
HUGS
debbie

Margaret Cloud said...

I don't like seafood but my hubby does. You made the cooking sound so yummym my husband likes to cook also, I think some men can cook better than women.