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Mango Shrimp Kebabs

Photo: Oxmoor House
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 2 skewers)
These fresh-flavored kebabs are a great option for entertaining.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds peeled and deveined large shrimp
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 large red bell peppers, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 mangoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 small red onion, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 limes, cut into wedges

Nutrition Information

  • calories 277
  • fat 3.3 g
  • satfat 0.7 g
  • monofat 0.5 g
  • polyfat 1.2 g
  • protein 35.8 g
  • carbohydrate 27.1 g
  • fiber 4.2 g
  • cholesterol 259 mg
  • iron 4.5 mg
  • sodium 551 mg
  • calcium 109 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.

  2. Sprinkle shrimp evenly with salt and pepper. Thread shrimp, bell pepper, mango, and onion pieces alternately onto each of 8 (12-inch) skewers. Place skewers on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 2 minutes on each side or until shrimp are done. Squeeze juice from lime wedges over kebabs.

Cook's Notes

Skewering small chunks of food on wooden sticks or thin metal rods is a grilling tradition. Soak wooden skewers in water for at least 30 minutes before using them on the grill or they'll burn, and discard them after use. Metal skewers can be reused and require no soaking.

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