Shrimp Kabobs

2013-05-19
Shrimp Kabobs
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  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 5m
  • Cook Time : 8m
  • Ready In : 2:18 h

Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    372
  • Calories from Fat

    160
  • Total Fat

    17.8g
  • Saturated Fat

    2.9g
  • Cholesterol

    259mg
  • Sodium

    571mg
  • Total Carbohydrates

    29.2g
  • Dietary Fiber

    3.0g
  • Sugars

    22.9g
  • Protein

    25.7g
  • Vitamin A

    13%
  • Vitamin C

    137%
  • Calcium

    8%
  • Iron

    28%
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These shrimp kabobs are succulent and tasty.

They are drenched in a savory marinade, with a bit of sweet from pineapple juice, then grilled to perfection.

Shrimp Kabobs

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound large, unpeeled fresh shrimp
  • 15 1/4 ounces canned pineapple chunks, undrained
  • 8 ounces Italian salad dressing
  • 8 ounces canned tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon mustard
  • 1 medium size green pepper, cut into 1 inch cubes
  • hot cooked rice
  • 4 long wooden (or metal) skewers

Method

Step 1

Peel and devein the shrimp.

Step 2

Drain the pineapple reserving 1/4 cup of juice. Combine the pineapple juice, the salad dressing, tomato sauce, sugar and mustard in a shallow dish. Mix well. Add the shrimp, tossing gently to coat. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for 2 hours, stirring occasionally.

Step 3

Remove the shrimp from the marinade, reserving the marinade. Alternate shrimp, pineapple and green pepper on 4 skewers. Grill over medium hot coals 3-4 minutes on each side or until done, basting with the marinade.

Step 4

Heat the reserved marinade and place it in a bowl for serving. Serve over rice with hot marinade.

Notes:

  • If you are using wooden skewers, make sure to soak them in water for at least 30 minutes prior to grilling. If you don’t the skewers will catch fire and burn. Not pretty.
  • Use a mix of red, yellow and green peppers for wonderful color.
  • This recipe easily multiplies to serve as many people as you would like.

To add color, flavor and nutrition, the skewered shrimp are alternated with pineapple chunks and pieces of pepper.

Grilled shrimp is a real warm weather treat and this is a great grilling recipe for outdoor entertaining.

Just multiply the marinade recipe ingredients by as much as you need to feed a larger crowd.

This is a healthy grilling recipe. The shrimp are a great lean protein.

If you need this recipe to be gluten free, make sure your salad dressing is gluten free.

This is a fair diabetic recipe, although it does have sugar plus pineapple, which is a very sweet fruit. If you eat this as a diabetic, avoid the rice and pair it with a large salad and lots of vegetables. That way it’s a great diabetes recipe.

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Shrimp Kabobs



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