Cajun angels

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Recipe for cooking Cajun Aggels -- spicy shrimp wrapped in bacon appetizers, a perfect cocktail party hors d'oeuevres.


  • 4 bamboo skewers, 8-10" long, soaked in cold water for 15 minutes
  • 24 medium shrimp, cleaned but with tails intact
  • 12 slices of bacon, cut in half crosswise
  • blackened Cajun Spices
  • oil for pan


  1. Wrap each shrimp in a half-slice of bacon and secure with toothpick. Skewer six shrimp on each bamboo skewer and dredge the skewers in the spices.
  2. Lightly coat a cast iron skillet with oil and heat till almost smoking.
  3. Lay skewers in pan and cook for 2-3 minutes per side. bacon will be soft but cooked and shrimp will be pink.