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Mighty Mango Shrimp

Served hot or cold, this shrimp has a nice kick of spice, balanced by the sweetness of mango. —Thomas Faglon, Somerset, New Jersey
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups mango nectar
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 4 teaspoons minced chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons grated lime zest
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 16 uncooked jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined

Directions

  • In a large bowl, whisk the first five ingredients until blended. Reserve 1/2 cup for basting. Add shrimp to remaining marinade; gently toss to coat. Let stand 15 minutes.
  • Drain shrimp, discarding marinade. On four metal or soaked wooden skewers, thread shrimp. Lightly oil the grill rack.
  • Grill shrimp, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat 3-4 minutes on each side or until shrimp turn pink, basting occasionally with reserved marinade.
Nutrition Facts
1 skewer: 112 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 124mg cholesterol, 140mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0 fiber), 17g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1/2 starch.

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