Apricot-Curry Glazed Shrimp Skewers

Apricot-Curry Glazed Shrimp Skewers

Served on mini skewers, this appetizer is the ideal finger food for a party. Or you can use longer skewers and serve this as a main dish for three people.

Oxmoor House JANUARY 2006

  • Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 1 skewer and 1 tablespoon glaze)
  • Cook time: 4 Minutes
  • Prep time: 27 Minutes


  • 24 large shrimp (about 1 1/3 pounds)
  • 1/2 cup apricot preserves
  • 2 tablespoons light stick butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons rice vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Cooking spray


Prepare grill or broiler.

Peel and devein shrimp, leaving tails intact.

Combine preserves and next 8 ingredients in a medium bowl; stir well. Reserve 1/2 cup preserves mixture to serve as a dip with shrimp skewers. Add shrimp to remaining preserves mixture in bowl; toss well to coat.

Thread 3 shrimp onto each of 8 (6- inch) skewers. Place skewers on a grill rack or broiler pan coated with cooking spray; cook 2 minutes on each side or until shrimp are done. Serve immediately with reserved 1/2 cup preserves mixture.

Note: If using wooden skewers, soak them in water 30 minutes before grilling or broiling.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 123
  • Fat: 2.4g
  • Saturated fat: 1.2g
  • Protein: 12.6g
  • Carbohydrate: 13.6g
  • Cholesterol: 117mg
  • Iron: 2.2mg
  • Sodium: 239mg
  • Calories from fat: 17%
  • Fiber: 0.4g
  • Calcium: 33mg

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