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Pesto Shrimp Kebabs

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lindsey Lower
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: 2 skewers)

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons pesto
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 32 large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 16 (1-inch) squares red bell pepper
  • 16 (1-inch) squares yellow bell pepper
  • 8 (8-inch) skewers
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 125
  • fat 6.3 g
  • satfat 1.5 g
  • sodium 295 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine pesto, lemon juice, and shrimp; toss. Let stand 5 minutes. Thread shrimp and red and yellow bell pepper alternately onto skewers. Sprinkle evenly with salt. Place skewers on a grill rack coated with cooking spray. Grill 7 minutes, turning skewers occasionally for an even char.

  2. Note: If using wooden skewers, soak them in water for 20 minutes before grilling.

Cook's Notes

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