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Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross Photo by: Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

Grilled Teriyaki Shrimp 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. 

Cooking Light MAY 2007

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 2 kebabs)
  • Prep time:40 Minutes

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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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 254
  • Calories from fat: 14%
  • Fat: 4g
  • Saturated fat: 0.7g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.8g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.6g
  • Protein: 35.6g
  • Carbohydrate: 17.6g
  • Fiber: 1.9g
  • Cholesterol: 259mg
  • Iron: 4.6mg
  • Sodium: 514mg
  • Calcium: 110mg
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