Season fresh shrimp with a homemade jerk seasoning mix and grill over medium-high heat for three minutes on each side. Serve with a sweet fruit salsa made from chopped pineapple, chopped cucumber, sliced red onion, chopped cilantro, and cider vinegar.

Recipe by Cooking Light August 2009

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Recipe Summary

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

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Directions

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  • Prepare grill to medium-high heat.

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  • Combine first 7 ingredients. Combine oil and shrimp in a large bowl; toss well to coat. Sprinkle spice mixture over shrimp; toss to coat. Thread shrimp evenly onto 8 (8-inch) skewers. Place skewers on a grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 6 minutes or until done, turning once.

  • Fruit salsa: Combine 2 cups chopped fresh pineapple, 1/2 cup chopped cucumber, 1/2 cup vertically sliced red onion, 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro, and 2 teaspoons cider vinegar.

Nutrition Facts

260 calories; fat 9.9g; saturated fat 1.5g; mono fat 5.4g; poly fat 1.9g; protein 34.9g; carbohydrates 6g; fiber 0.7g; cholesterol 259mg; iron 4.5mg; sodium 549mg; calcium 94mg.