Grilled Teriyaki Shrimp Kebabs

Grilled Teriyaki Shrimp Kebabs Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross
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. 

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 2 kebabs)

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Recipe Time

Prep: 40 Minutes

Nutritional 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

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

Preparation

Prepare grill.

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

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.

Note:

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Elisa Bosley,

May 2007
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