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Grilled Teriyaki Shrimp Kebabs

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross
Prep time 40 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 2 kebabs)
Tender and juicy, shrimp are a quick pick for a fresh meal.  These brightly flavored kebabs feature chunks of fresh pineapple, teriyaki sauce, shrimp, and red onions.  Serve with mashed sweet potatoes and grilled asparagus for a complete meal. 

Ingredients

  • Sauce:
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium teriyaki sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted
  • Kebabs:
  • 48 large peeled and deveined shrimp (about 1 1/2 pounds)
  • 32 (1-inch) pieces cubed fresh pineapple (about 3/4 pound)
  • 1 medium red onion, cut into 8 wedges
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 254
  • caloriesfromfat 14 %
  • fat 4 g
  • satfat 0.7 g
  • monofat 0.8 g
  • polyfat 1.6 g
  • protein 35.6 g
  • carbohydrate 17.6 g
  • fiber 1.9 g
  • cholesterol 259 mg
  • iron 4.6 mg
  • sodium 514 mg
  • calcium 110 mg

How to Make It

  1. Prepare grill.

  2. To prepare sauce, combine teriyaki sauce and sesame seeds in a small bowl.

  3. To prepare kebabs, thread 6 shrimp, 4 pineapple chunks, and 1 onion wedge alternately onto each of 8 (10-inch) skewers. Brush kebabs with teriyaki mixture. Place kebabs on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 8 minutes or until shrimp are done, turning once.

Cook's Notes

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