Quick Grilled Shrimp Skewers

Quick Grilled Shrimp Skewers

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 182.1
  • Total Fat: 0.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 110.5 mg
  • Sodium: 593.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 30.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.7 g
  • Protein: 13.5 g

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Asain flare for quick, healthy marinade. Not low sodium! Asain flare for quick, healthy marinade. Not low sodium!
Number of Servings: 2


    18 Large peeled and cooked ready to eat shrimp
    1Tablespoon Soy sauce
    1Tablespoon apricot preserves
    1Teaspoon minced garlic
    1/8 Teaspoon black Pepper
    1/4 Teaspoon ground ginger
    1/4 Large onion, in large , thick slices
    4 Slices canned pineapple, no sugar added or 4 fresh pineapple rings cut into thirds


Thaw shrimp if frozen, mix together soy sauce, preserves, garlic, pepper, and ginger. Put onion and shrimp in marinade and refrigerate. Preheat grill to medium heat. On metal or soaked wooden grill skewers, thread shrimp, onion, and pineapple slices, in alternating order. Grill over medium heat about 5 minutes or till heated through. Don't over cook or shrimp will be tough. Serve over rice or with Sweet potato fries.

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user STAPIER01.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    delicious! - 12/31/12

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    Very Good
    Very tasty, but difficult to cook on a grill. Must be continuously watched and moved to ensure even cooking prevent chewiness by overcooking. I think next time I'll saute in a pan in a bit of oil, despite the extra calories. It'd be way faster and more controllable. - 5/17/08

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    good, but easy to over cook - 5/1/08

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    Very Good
    My husband and I had these for dinner they were very good! We will definitely make them again! - 4/25/08