Lemony Shrimp & Tomatoes Recipe
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Lemony Shrimp & Tomatoes Recipe

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I created this recipe for my family because they love grilled shrimp. I love it because it's quick, delicious and good for us. —Lisa Speer, Palm Beach, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + marinating Grill: 5 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + marinating Grill: 5 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1 pound uncooked jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2/3 cup fresh arugula
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 teaspoons 2% milk
  • 1 teaspoon cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 12 cherry tomatoes
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 kabob with 2 tablespoons sauce: 147 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 140mg cholesterol, 475mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 20g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.


  1. In a large bowl, whisk lemon juice, oil, garlic and lemon peel until blended. Add shrimp; toss to coat. Let stand 10 minutes.
  2. Place arugula, green onions, yogurt, milk, vinegar, mustard, sugar and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a food processor; process until smooth.
  3. On four metal or soaked wooden skewers, alternately thread shrimp and tomatoes. Sprinkle with pepper and remaining salt.
  4. Grill, covered, over medium-high heat or broil 3-4 in. from heat 2-3 minutes on each side or until shrimp are no longer pink. Serve with sauce. Yield: 4 kabobs (1/2 cup sauce).
Originally published as Lemony Shrimp & Tomatoes in Taste of Home April/May 2014

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

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JANENOV46 User ID: 3295323 117490
Reviewed Aug. 11, 2014

"We live near the ocean here in Pensacola and always looking for new ways with shrimp. the marinade is just wonderful."

Beema User ID: 446601 195013
Reviewed Jun. 5, 2014

"Any recipe with shrimp will grab my attention... so of course, I had to make this one. No grill, so I did it under the broiler, prepared exactly as written, and we loved it. Did not make the dipping sauce; served it with rice on the side. As a volunteer field editor, I am delighted to recommend this recipe."

MY REVIEW User ID: 77962 193383
Reviewed May. 24, 2014

"I substituted small sweet peppers for the tomatoes, and omitted the dipping sauce for lack of time, but at least I made the shrimp part as written. The marinade was simple and lemony, and my kids loved it."

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