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Seafood Skewers Recipe

Seafood Skewers Recipe

"My guests are always impressed when I make these special shrimp and scallop kabobs," says Carolyn Grier of Aurora, Illinois. "They taste great and look spectacular when I garnish the plate with orange slices and fresh parsley."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chili sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • Pepper to taste
  • 16 uncooked large shrimp (about 1/2 pound), peeled and deveined
  • 8 sea scallops (about 1/2 pound)
  • Hot cooked rice


  • 1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first five ingredients. Add shrimp and scallops. Seal and turn to coat. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  • 2. Discard marinade. Place shrimp and scallops on four metal or soaked wooden skewers. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 5 minutes on each side or until shrimp turn pink. Serve with rice. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (calculated without rice) equals 231 calories, 16 g fat (0 saturated fat), 99 mg cholesterol, 440 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 18 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 meat, 1 fat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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