Spicy Shrimp Kabobs Recipe
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Spicy Shrimp Kabobs Recipe

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“Because these kabobs are so good, guests always think I labored over the preparation. But really, you can make them in no time.” —Marcia Pilgeram SANDPOINT, ID.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pound uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 204 calories, 13g fat (7g saturated fat), 168mg cholesterol, 364mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 19g protein.


  1. In a small saucepan, melt butter; add the lemon juice, spices, lemon peel and salt.
  2. Thread shrimp onto eight metal or soaked wooden skewers. Place skewers in a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Broil 3-4 in. from the heat for 3-4 minutes on each side or until shrimp turn pink, basting occasionally with butter mixture. Yield: 8 kabobs.
Originally published as Spicy Shrimp Kabobs in Taste of Home December/January 2010, p38

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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veggiemama User ID: 4640590 220068
Reviewed Feb. 8, 2015

"Really good!"

CookingRocks8 User ID: 5296646 170882
Reviewed Apr. 15, 2011


doris49 User ID: 1409947 189574
Reviewed Jan. 1, 2010

"My family liked this recipe and it was easy and quick. The next time I make it, I will add Tony Chechere's or Cayenne Pepper for a little kick."

wiscook User ID: 1143528 186504
Reviewed Dec. 22, 2009

"very tasty, served with nutty wild rice on page 31 of this issue."

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