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Appetizer Shrimp Kabobs Recipe

Appetizer Shrimp Kabobs Recipe

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. YIELD:8 servings


  • 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


  • 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.

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.

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Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer