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Orange-Ginger Shrimp Skewers

Becky Luigart-Stayner; Melanie J. Clarke and Lydia DeGaris-Pursell
Yield 8 servings (serving size: 1 skewer)
Instead of grilling this recipe in a pan, you can cook the skewers under the broiler.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup fresh orange juice (about 2 oranges)
  • 2 tablespoons minced green onions
  • 1 tablespoon minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange rind
  • 1 minced hot red chile (optional)
  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 oranges, peeled, cut in half and quartered
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 104
  • caloriesfromfat 24 %
  • fat 2.8 g
  • satfat 0.4 g
  • monofat 0.6 g
  • polyfat 1.4 g
  • protein 12.2 g
  • carbohydrate 7.4 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • cholesterol 86 mg
  • iron 1.5 mg
  • sodium 218 mg
  • calcium 46 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 9 ingredients in a bowl. Add shrimp; toss to coat. Cover and marinate in refrigerator 15 minutes.

  2. Remove shrimp from dish, reserving marinade. Thread shrimp and orange quarters alternately onto each of 8 (8-inch) skewers.

  3. Heat large grill pan coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Cook skewers 4 minutes on each side or until done, basting with reserved marinade.