Tender and juicy, shrimp are a quick pick for a fresh meal.  These brightly flavored kebabs feature chunks of fresh pineapple, teriyaki sauce, shrimp, and red onions.  Serve with mashed sweet potatoes and grilled asparagus for a complete meal. 

Elisa Bosley
Recipe by Cooking Light May 2007

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Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

Recipe Summary

prep:
40 mins
total:
40 mins
Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 2 kebabs)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Prepare grill.

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  • To prepare sauce, combine teriyaki sauce and sesame seeds in a small bowl.

  • To prepare kebabs, thread 6 shrimp, 4 pineapple chunks, and 1 onion wedge alternately onto each of 8 (10-inch) skewers. Brush kebabs with teriyaki mixture. Place kebabs on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 8 minutes or until shrimp are done, turning once.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

254 calories; calories from fat 14%; fat 4g; saturated fat 0.7g; mono fat 0.8g; poly fat 1.6g; protein 35.6g; carbohydrates 17.6g; fiber 1.9g; cholesterol 259mg; iron 4.6mg; sodium 514mg; calcium 110mg.