Fiery Skewered Shrimp Recipe

5 1 1
Fiery Skewered Shrimp Recipe
Fiery Skewered Shrimp Recipe photo by Taste of Home
Publisher Photo

Fiery Skewered Shrimp Recipe

Read Reviews
5 1 1
Publisher Photo
This easy-to-make entree gets its great taste from a simple yet spicy marinade. You can broil the kabobs or throw them on the grill outside. We like to serve the shrimp on a bed of greens.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. + marinating Broil: 5 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. + marinating Broil: 5 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1-1/2 pounds uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 small green peppers, cut into 1-inch squares
  • 1 medium lemon, sliced

Directions

In a shallow bowl, combine the oil, garlic, pepper flakes and ginger. Add shrimp; stir to coat evenly. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.
Thread shrimp and green peppers alternately on metal or soaked wooden skewers. Place on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 3 minutes. Turn; broil 2-3 minutes longer or until shrimp turn pink. Garnish with lemon slices. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Fiery Skewered Shrimp in Light & Tasty April/May 2004, p8

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 173 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 252mg cholesterol, 291mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 28g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1/2 fat.

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1-1/2 pounds uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 small green peppers, cut into 1-inch squares
  • 1 medium lemon, sliced
  1. In a shallow bowl, combine the oil, garlic, pepper flakes and ginger. Add shrimp; stir to coat evenly. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  2. Thread shrimp and green peppers alternately on metal or soaked wooden skewers. Place on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 3 minutes. Turn; broil 2-3 minutes longer or until shrimp turn pink. Garnish with lemon slices. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Fiery Skewered Shrimp in Light & Tasty April/May 2004, p8

Select the Newsletters that interest you to subscribe

By entering my email and clicking the subscribe button below, I am opting to receive the newsletters I have selected.

Please enter a valid email

You Are successfully subscribed

ERROR! Please try Again

Reviews forFiery Skewered Shrimp

My Review
Click stars to rate
Loading Image
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Sort By :

Average Rating
MY REVIEW
sue_242 User ID: 162815 91503
Reviewed Nov. 6, 2009

"I added extra spice because I did not find these "fiery", but otherwise an excellent recipe."

Loading Image