Fruity Grilled Shrimp Skewers

Fruity Grilled Shrimp Skewers Recipe
Photo: Antonis Achilleos; Styling: Stephana Bottom

Yield:

Serves 8

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes
Cook: 6 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 254
Fat 9 g
Satfat 1 g
Protein 24 g
Carbohydrate 21 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 171 mg
Sodium 318 mg

Ingredients

1/4 cup fresh lime juice
1/4 cup olive oil
1 small clove garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
2 pounds medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 mangoes, peeled, cut into 1-inch cubes
1 pineapple, peeled, cored, cut into 1-inch cubes (about 4 cups)
Salt and pepper

Preparation

1. Mix lime juice, olive oil, garlic and crushed red pepper in a bowl. Add shrimp, mangoes and pineapple. Toss well and season with salt and pepper.

2. Prepare a charcoal fire and let burn to a gray ash (or preheat a gas grill to medium). Drain shrimp, mango and pineapple and pat dry, reserving liquid. Thread on metal skewers, alternating shrimp and fruit. Brush with reserved liquid and season with salt and pepper.

3. Grill until shrimp is cooked through and pineapple is lightly browned, about 3 minutes per side. Serve warm.

Note:

August 2010
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