Barbecued Shrimp & Peach Kabobs Recipe
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Barbecued Shrimp & Peach Kabobs Recipe

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Shrimp grilled with peaches and green onions really sets off fireworks! The spicy seasonings even helped me win a ribbon at a county fair. —Jen Smallwood, Portsmouth, Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Grill: 10 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Grill: 10 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon ground ancho chili pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 pound uncooked shrimp (16-20 per pound), peeled and deveined
  • 3 medium peaches, each cut into 8 wedges
  • 8 green onions (light green and white portion only), cut into 2-inch pieces
  • Olive oil-flavored cooking spray
  • Lime wedges

Nutritional Facts

1 kabob: 170 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 138mg cholesterol, 289mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 3g fiber), 20g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fruit.


  1. Mix brown sugar and seasonings. Place shrimp, peaches and green onions in a large bowl; sprinkle with brown sugar mixture and toss to coat. On four or eight metal or soaked wooden skewers, alternately thread shrimp, peaches and green onions.
  2. Lightly spritz both sides of kabobs with cooking spray. Grill, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat 3-4 minutes on each side or until shrimp turn pink. Squeeze lime wedges over kabobs. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Barbecued Shrimp & Peach Kabobs in Taste of Home April/May 2015, p60

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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ahmom User ID: 3426126 228064
Reviewed Jun. 16, 2015

"I omitted the onions - didn't have them.It was still tasty!"

aug2295 User ID: 4631582 227944
Reviewed Jun. 14, 2015 Edited Jun. 15, 2015

"Very simple to make and I loved the flavor from the peaches!"

janeenj User ID: 7132464 225439
Reviewed Apr. 26, 2015

"This recipe has the hot/sweet flavors I love and is easy enough for a quick & easy weeknight meal for 2. And healthy to boot! I thawed frozen shrimp in warm water, patted dry, tossed in seasonings and threaded shrimp & peaches on separate skewers to control cooking time."

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