These skewers are great served over hot couscous or orzo. Complement this dish with a side of steamed asparagus or zucchini. The lemon-herb feta would also be a delightful accompaniment to grilled fish.
8 (6-inch) wooden skewers
24 medium shrimp (about 1 pound), peeled and deveined
1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano, divided
1/2 teaspoon grated fresh lemon rind
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, divided
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
1/3 cup (1.3 ounces) crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese
How to Make It
Soak wooden skewers in water 30 minutes.
Thread 3 shrimp onto each skewer, and place skewers in an 11 x 7-inch baking dish.
Combine 1 teaspoon olive oil, 2 teaspoons oregano, lemon rind, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, garlic, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; pour over skewers, turning to coat. Cover and marinate in refrigerator 15 minutes.
Place skewers on grill rack coated with cooking spray, and grill 5 to 6 minutes or until done, turning skewers occasionally.
Remove shrimp from grill, and place 2 skewers on each of 4 plates. Top evenly with lemon-herb feta.
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