Pineapple Shrimp Packets Recipe
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Pineapple Shrimp Packets Recipe

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“Your family and friends will delight in receiving these individual grilled shrimp packets,” enthuses Nancy Zimmerman of Cape May Court House, New Jersey. “The foil makes cleanup a breeze.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 6 canned pineapple slices
  • 1-1/2 pounds uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/3 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon seafood seasoning
  • 3 tablespoons butter, cubed

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 214 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 183mg cholesterol, 593mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 1g fiber), 18g protein


  1. For each packet, place a pineapple slice on a double thickness of heavy-duty foil (about 12 in. square). Top with shrimp and red pepper. Combine the brown sugar and seafood seasoning; sprinkle over shrimp. Dot with butter. Fold foil around mixture and seal tightly.
  2. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 10-15 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Open foil carefully to allow steam to escape. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Pineapple Shrimp Packets in Simple & Delicious May/June 2006, p58

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 Jun. 26, 2012

"Quick, easy and VERY GOOD!!!"

Reviewed Jul. 24, 2011

"My family loved these... next time I will add Pineapple preserve to make the juice thicker and serve with rice...."

Reviewed May. 22, 2011

"DELICIOUS!!!!! I just baked them in the oven and they were fantastic!!!!"

Reviewed Apr. 17, 2009

"This was really good. Will definetely make again."

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