Peanut Shrimp Kabobs
In Middletown, Delaware, Helen Gilden gives shrimp a taste of the Orient. Soy sauce and peanut butter are combine in a sauce that glazes the shrimp nicely as she grills them. "I like to serve these kabobs as an appetizer when I'm entertaining," Helen notes.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
- 1/4 cup reduced-fat creamy peanut butter
- 1 tablespoon water
- 1 tablespoon canola oil
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- 1-1/2 pounds uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
- In a small saucepan, combine the first six ingredients until smooth. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until blended and sugar is dissolved. Set aside 6 tablespoons sauce.
- On eight metal or soaked wooden skewers, thread the shrimp. Brush with remaining peanut sauce. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack.
- Grill kabobs, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 4-6 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, turning once. Brush with reserved sauce before serving.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 151 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 126mg cholesterol, 492mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 16g protein.
Originally published as Peanut Shrimp Kabobs in Light & Tasty December/January 2005