Appetizer Shrimp Kabobs Recipe
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Appetizer Shrimp Kabobs Recipe

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Talk about fuss-free! I love this appetizer because the skewers are simple to assemble, and they grill to perfection in minutes. Guests enjoy them alongside spicy seafood sauce.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + standing Grill: 5 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + standing Grill: 5 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1/2 teaspoon seafood seasoning
  • 32 uncooked medium shrimp (about 1 pound), peeled and deveined
  • Seafood cocktail sauce

Nutritional Facts

One serving (4 shrimp, calculated without seafood sauce) equals 133 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 86 mg cholesterol, 142 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 12 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 lean meat, 1/2 starch.

Directions

  1. In a shallow bowl, combine the oil and garlic; let stand for 30 minutes. In another bowl, combine bread crumbs and seafood seasoning. Dip shrimp in oil mixture, then coat with crumb mixture.
  2. Thread onto metal or soaked wooden skewers. Grill kabobs, covered, over medium heat for 2-3 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Serve with seafood sauce. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Appetizer Shrimp Kabobs in Quick Cooking March/April 2004, p27

Nutritional Facts

One serving (4 shrimp, calculated without seafood sauce) equals 133 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 86 mg cholesterol, 142 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 12 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 lean meat, 1/2 starch.

This recipe pairs well with a medium white wine.

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