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Seafood Skewers

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.


4 servings

Updated: Oct. 15, 2022
"My guests are always impressed when I make these special shrimp and scallop kabobs," says Carolyn Grier of Aurora, Illinois. "They taste great and look spectacular when I garnish the plate with orange slices and fresh parsley."


  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chili sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • Pepper to taste
  • 16 uncooked large shrimp (about 1/2 pound), peeled and deveined
  • 8 sea scallops (about 1/2 pound)
  • Hot cooked rice


  1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first five ingredients. Add shrimp and scallops. Seal and turn to coat. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  2. Discard marinade. Place shrimp and scallops on four metal or soaked wooden skewers. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 5 minutes on each side or until shrimp turn pink. Serve with rice.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 231 calories, 16g fat (0 saturated fat), 99mg cholesterol, 440mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 18g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 meat, 1 fat.

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