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Fiery Skewered Shrimp Recipe
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Fiery Skewered Shrimp Recipe

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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.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Broil: 5 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Broil: 5 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

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

Nutritional Facts

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

Directions

  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

Nutritional Facts

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

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Nov. 6, 2009

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

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