Chile Caribe Shrimp Skewers

Chile Caribe Shrimp Skewers Recipe
Oxmoor House


12 servings (serving size: 1 skewer)

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Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 16 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 51
Fat 1.6 g
Satfat 0.3 g
Protein 7.8 g
Carbohydrate 1.0 g
Cholesterol 57 mg
Iron 0.9 mg
Sodium 105 mg
Caloriesfromfat 29 %
Fiber 0.1 g
Calcium 21 mg


2 1/2 teaspoons olive oil, divided
2 tablespoons minced onion
1 garlic clove, minced
1 teaspoon grated lime rind
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
3/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
36 large shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails intact (about 1 pound)
1 1/2 limes, cut into 12 wedges
Cooking spray


Prepare grill.

Heat 1 teaspoon olive oil in a small skillet. Add onion and garlic; sauté 3 minutes or until onion is tender

Combine onion mixture, remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil, lime rind, and next 4 ingredients in a small bowl.

Thread 3 shrimp and 1 lime wedge onto 12 (6-inch) skewers. Brush with lime juice mixture. Place on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 6 minutes on each side or until shrimp turn pink.

Note: If you use wooden skewers, be sure to soak them in water for 30 minutes to prevent the wood from burning on the grill.

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection,

Oxmoor House

January 2004