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Pineapple Shrimp Packets Recipe

Pineapple Shrimp Packets Recipe

“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. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 214 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 183 mg cholesterol, 593 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 18 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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