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Grilled Shrimp Appetizer Kabobs

 Grilled Shrimp Appetizer Kabobs
The simple combination of pineapple, onion and marinated shrimp has turned me into a fan of seafood appetizers. — Michele Tungett, Rochester, Illinois
10 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 5 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh basil
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 10 uncooked jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined (8-10 ounces)
  • 10 fresh pineapple chunks
  • 1 small onion, cut into 1-inch chunks

Directions

  • In a large bowl, whisk the first seven ingredients until blended.
  • Reserve 1/4 cup marinade for basting. Add shrimp to remaining
  • marinade; toss to coat. Refrigerate, covered, 30 minutes.
  • On each of 10 metal or soaked wooden appetizer skewers, alternately
  • thread one shrimp, one pineapple chunk and onion. Grill, covered,
  • over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat 4-6 minutes or until
  • shrimp turn pink, turning occasionally and basting with reserved
  • marinade during the last 2 minutes. Yield: 10 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 kabob equals 68 calories,

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Grilled Shrimp Appetizer Kabobs (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 138 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 lean meat, 1/2 fat.