Tropical Island Shrimp Kabobs Recipe
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Tropical Island Shrimp Kabobs Recipe

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Shrimp, mango and pineapple on skewers make a sunny presentation at parties. To boost flavors, we use a coconut milk, lime juice and cilantro marinade. —Mary Marlowe Leverette, Columbia, South Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + marinating Cook: 5 min./batch
MAKES:30 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + marinating Cook: 5 min./batch
MAKES: 30 servings


  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1/3 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 30 uncooked shrimp (26-30 per pound size), peeled and deveined
  • 30 mango cubes (about 1 large mango)
  • 30 fresh pineapple cubes (about 1-1/2 cups)

Nutritional Facts

1 kabob: 24 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 23mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.


  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first eight ingredients. Add shrimp; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate 2 hours.
  2. Drain shrimp, discarding marinade. On each of 30 metal or soaked wooden appetizer skewers, thread one shrimp, one mango cube and one pineapple cube. Heat a grill pan over medium heat. In batches, cook kabobs 2-3 minutes on each side or until shrimp turn pink. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Tropical Island Shrimp Kabobs in Taste of Home April/May 2015, p73

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