Skewering the shrimp makes them easy to eat and attractive for serving. You'll need to presoak wooden skewers for 30 minutes, or use metal skewers.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
total:
30 mins
Yield:
Serves 4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook rice according to package directions. Meanwhile, prepare a charcoal or gas grill for high heat (450° to 550°; you can hold your hand 5 in. above cooking grate only 2 to 4 seconds). In a medium bowl, combine cucumber, vinegar, soy sauce, sugar, jalapeño, and onions. Set aside.

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  • In another medium bowl, combine oils with shrimp. Skewer shrimp lengthwise through the tail so they're straight. Grill, turning once, until cooked through and grill marks appear, about 4 minutes total. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve with rice and cucumber salad.

  • Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutrition Facts

174 calories; calories from fat 42%; protein 19g; fat 8.3g; saturated fat 1.2g; carbohydrates 5.7g; fiber 0.9g; sodium 495mg; cholesterol 168mg.
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