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Grilled Shrimp with Spicy-Sweet Sauce

 Grilled Shrimp with Spicy-Sweet Sauce
These finger-lickin' shrimp practically fly off the platter at my get-togethers. Play with the amount of sriracha to get the spice level just the way you like it. —Susan Harrison, Laurel, MD
15 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 3 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sweet chili sauce
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced
  • 3/4 teaspoon Sriracha Asian hot chili sauce or 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 45 uncooked large shrimp (about 1-1/2 pounds), peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • In a small bowl, mix mayonnaise, chili sauce, green onion and
  • Sriracha. Sprinkle shrimp with salt and pepper. Thread three shrimp
  • onto each of 15 metal or soaked wooden skewers.
  • Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, rub
  • on grill rack to coat lightly. Grill shrimp, covered, over medium
  • heat or broil 4 in. from heat 3-4 minutes on each side or until
  • shrimp turn pink. Serve with sauce. Yield: 15 servings (1/3 cup
  • sauce).
Nutritional Facts: 3 shrimp with 1 teaspoon sauce equals 56 calories, 2 g fat (trace saturated fat), 61 mg cholesterol, 156 mg sodium,

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Grilled Shrimp with Spicy-Sweet Sauce (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 8 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1/2 lean meat.
Wine: Medium-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer