Appetizers & Snacks, Side Dishes

Blackened Shrimp Skewers

  • Prep 5 mins
  • Total 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Serves 10

These Blackened Shrimp Skewers are a delicious and easy dinner to throw on the grill!

TIP: If using smaller shrimp, cut the vegetables and fruit to size. This will ensure all ingredients cook evenly.


  • Contains Shellfish

Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Shellfish

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  • 1 pound jumbo shrimp (26–30 count),fresh or defrosted, peeled, deveined, tails on
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons prepared Cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, cut in 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, cut in 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup pineapple, cut in 1/2-inch cubes
  • 10–12 (8-inch) Ninja® Foodi® Grill Skewers or skewers of your choice
  • Cooked white or brown rice (optional)


  • Large Bowl
  • Rubber Spatula
  • Step 1

    To install the grill grate, slide it into the front of the base so it hooks in, then press down on the back until it clicks into place. Close the hood.

  • Step 2

    Select GRILL, set temperature to MAX, and set time to 20 minutes. Press the dial to begin preheating (preheating will take approximately 10 minutes).

  • Step 3

    Pat the shrimp dry. In a large bowl, toss the shrimp, oil, and Cajun seasoning until the shrimp is evenly coated.

  • Step 4

    Assemble the skewers in the following order until they’re almost full: shrimp, peppers, pineapple.

  • Step 5

    When unit beeps to signify it has preheated, open hood and place 5 to 6 skewers on grill grate, gently pressing them down to maximize grill marks. Leave hood open while cooking.

  • Step 6

    Grill for about 5 minutes per side or until shrimp is cooked through and pink. Remove from grill and repeat with any remaining skewers. Serve over cooked rice, if desired.