Glazed Shrimp Kabobs

Substitute one 20-ounce can pineapple chunks in juice, drained, for fresh pineapple, if desired.


4 servings (serving size: 2 kabobs)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 201
Caloriesfromfat 11 %
Fat 2.4 g
Satfat 0.5 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 20.5 g
Carbohydrate 23.6 g
Fiber 0.6 g
Cholesterol 187 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 313 mg
Calcium 0.0 mg


1 1/2 pounds unpeeled large fresh shrimp
2 cups fresh pineapple chunks
1/3 cup no-sugar-added all-fruit apricot spread
1 tablespoon rice vinegar
1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
1 teaspoon bottled minced ginger
1 teaspoon dark sesame oil
Cooking spray


1. Peel and devein shrimp, leaving tails intact, if desired. Thread shrimp and pineapple alternately onto 8 (12-inch) skewers; set aside.

2. Preheat broiler.

3. Spoon apricot spread into a medium bowl; chop any large chunks of apricot, if desired. Add rice vinegar and next 3 ingredients, and stir well. Divide apricot mixture in half; reserve half of mixture.

4. Place kabobs on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Brush kabobs with apricot mixture; broil 3 minutes. Turn kabobs over, and brush with apricot mixture. Broil an additional 3 minutes or until done. Brush with reserved apricot mixture before serving.


501 Delicious Heart Healthy Recipes

January 2001
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