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Spicy Shrimp Skewers

Spicy Shrimp Skewers

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This spicy, sweet, tropical recipe is perfect for summer grilling. Serve with seasoned rice and margaritas.

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  • Calories:
  • 235 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 3.5 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 19.5g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 31 g
  • 62%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 230 mg
  • 77%
  • Sodium:
  • 825 mg
  • 33%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Stir together the lime juice, honey, soy sauce, and oil in a large bowl. Season with jerk seasoning, hot pepper sauce, salt, and pepper. Add the shrimp and toss well to coat. Cover, and refrigerate for one hour to marinate. Place wooden skewers to soak in warm water.
  2. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat.
  3. Remove skewers from the water, pat dry, and spray with nonstick cooking spray. Skewer the shrimp. Grill the shrimp on the grill on both sides until pink and opaque, about 5 minutes per side.
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TDCROFT
21
7/22/2006

I made this for my boyfriend to accompany his steak, and he liked the shrimp a lot better than the steak itself (and he still really liked the steak). I only made 1 skewer, so I scaled back on the marinade mixture a lot. Instead of jerk seasoning, I used Cajun seasoning because I had some on hand. I also used olive oil instead of vegetable oil. I didn't eat them because I'm a vegetarian, but I have to admit they smelled great!

Yorkie Mommy
19
7/2/2006

This was pretty good. I made it according to the recipe but scaled back a bit on the spicy stuff. It took longer than five minutes on each side on the grill. Made it with Roasted Vegetables on this site (AWESOME)and margaritas. Thanks.

islandgirlejfan
16
3/24/2008

These were very good. We had them for our Good Friday dinner and I bought large wild pink shrimp at Wegmans that were very easy to peel (they were pre-deveined) and I marinated them for several hours. I put them on bamboo skewers that I had soaked for several hours in water. My husband grilled them until they were done and I served them with pineapple coleslaw. The only thing missing was some sort of light sauce. They were flavorful but I missed having a sauce to dip the shrimp into. I will certainly make again!