Easy Barbecue Shrimp and Sausage recipe
Serves 4. Cook time: 8 to 10 minutes.
- 1 pound of peeled shrimp
- 1 pound of smoked sausage cut into medallions
- 2 tablespoons of minced garlic
- Olive Oil
Coat the bottom of a large sautee pan with Olive Oil and warm over medium heat for about 2 minutes. Next, add the peeled shrimp, sausage medallions, and minced garlic to your sautee pan. Sautee the shrimp and sausage for 4 minutes, and turn the shrimp and sausage over. Continue sauteing for another 4 minutes. The sausage medallions should get a little bit browned on the outside. Letting the sausage brown will bring out more of the flavor of the sausage.
If you prefer grilled shrimp, put the shrimp and sausage on skewers. Coat them with Olive Oil and minced garlic and place the on the grill. Grill the shrimp and sausage over medium heat for five minutes. Flip the skewers over and cook everything for another five minutes. Brush with warm barbecue sauce and serve.
How to make the Barbecue Sauce
- 2 cups of ketchup
- 1 tablespoon of white vinegar
- 1/4 cup of brown sugar
Add the ketchup, white vinegar, and brown sugar in a saucepan over medium heat. As the sauce begins to simmer, whisk the ingredients together until well blended. Continue simmering your barbecue sauce over low heat for another 10 minutes. The tangy touch of white vinegar is a perfect complement to the sweetness of the brown sugar.
Prepare the barbecue sauce before you start cooking the shrimp and sausage. Add your barbecue sauce to the cooked shrimp and sausage and continue cooking everything over low heat for another three to five minutes. Plate the barbecue shrimp and sausage with a side dish of your choice and serve.
Fresh corn on the cob or red rice make great side dishes.