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Shrimp Kebabs

Becky Luigart-Stayner
Yield 6 servings (serving size: 1 kebab)
Grilling takes this fast shrimp appetizer from simple to super. For an authentic Italian presentation, thread the shrimp on sturdy rosemary sprigs before grilling. If you can't find fresh rosemary sprigs, thread shrimp onto wooden skewers (soak skewers in water for 30 minutes first).

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1/2 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Dash of ground red pepper
  • 18 large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 6 (6-inch) rosemary sprigs
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 27
  • caloriesfromfat 25 %
  • fat 0.8 g
  • satfat 0.1 g
  • monofat 0.3 g
  • polyfat 0.2 g
  • protein 4.3 g
  • carbohydrate 0.5 g
  • fiber 0.1 g
  • cholesterol 32 mg
  • iron 0.6 mg
  • sodium 128 mg
  • calcium 14 mg

How to Make It

  1. Prepare grill.

  2. Combine first 10 ingredients in a zip-top plastic bag; seal and shake well. Marinate in refrigerator for 15 minutes, turning occasionally.

  3. Thread 3 shrimp on each rosemary sprig. Place prepared sprigs on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 2 minutes on each side or until shrimp are done.

Cook's Notes

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