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Pineapple Shrimp Kabobs

In Fairbanks, Alaska, Isabel Fowler fires up the grill to cook these easy kabobs. Try them at your next backyard gathering!
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup each reduced-sodium soy sauce, balsamic vinegar and honey
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 large green pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 can (8 ounces) pineapple, chunks, drained

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the soy sauce, vinegar, honey and garlic. Set aside 1/3 cup. On eight metal or soaked wooden skewers, thread the shrimp, green pepper and pineapple. Place kabobs in a large resealable plastic bag; pour remaining marinade over kabobs. Cover and chill for 1 hour. Cover and chill reserved marinade.
  • Drain and discard marinade. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Grill, uncovered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 5-8 minutes or until shrimp turn pink; turning and basting frequently with reserved marinade.
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 168 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 138mg cholesterol, 443mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 1g fiber), 19g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fruit.

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  • marlad98
    Apr 30, 2011

    Left out the green pepper, but otherwise followed the recipe. Great flavour in the marinade! Might add more garlic for our taste for next time. Thanks!

  • mom23kids
    Apr 2, 2010

    Wonderful! I used rice vinegar instead of Balsamic and grilling took more than 10 minutes