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Grilled Shrimp Skewers Recipe

Grilled Shrimp Skewers Recipe

“This recipe is similar to a barbecue shrimp dish I love at a restaurant in Florida,” writes Sandy Lutz from North Canton, Ohio. “I serve it as an entree with brown rice and a salad, but it could work as an appetizer, too.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 3 tablespoons chili sauce
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 pound uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined

Directions

  • 1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first eight ingredients; add the shrimp. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 30 minutes. Drain and discard marinade.
  • 2. On two metal or soaked wooden skewers, thread shrimp. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until shrimp turn pink, turning once. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 skewer equals 308 calories, 20 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 252 mg cholesterol, 628 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 27 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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