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Irresistible Grilled Shrimp with Fruit Salsa

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + marinating Grill: 5 min.

Makes

8 servings (1-1/4 cups salsa)

These skewers are super lean and scrumptious—especially when dipped in the fresh fruit salsa. We rave about the salsa's sweet heat and the shrimp's party-pretty look. —Agnes Ward, Stratford, Ontario
Irresistible Grilled Shrimp with Fruit Salsa Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 pound uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • FRUIT SALSA:
  • 1 medium tart apple, peeled and cut into wedges
  • 3/4 cup orange segments
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 green onions, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh mint or 1 teaspoon dried mint
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

Directions

  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first eight ingredients. Add the shrimp; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, place salsa ingredients in a food processor; cover and process until finely chopped. Transfer to a small bowl. Chill until serving.
  3. Drain and discard marinade. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Thread shrimp onto three metal or soaked wooden skewers. Grill shrimp, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 5-8 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, turning once. Serve with salsa.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 78 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 69mg cholesterol, 150mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 10g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 lean meat, 1/2 starch.

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