Ginger Shrimp Kabobs

Ginger add a pungent flavor to shrimp kabobs that are that are ready in less than an hour - perfect to serve a group.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 55 min
  • Servings 4

1
tablespoon grated gingerroot
2
tablespoons lime juice
2
teaspoons soy sauce
1
teaspoon dark sesame oil
1/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper
3
cloves garlic, finely chopped
12
uncooked peeled large shrimp
2
medium bell peppers, cut into 1-inch pieces
12
small whole mushrooms
6
green onions, cut into 1-inch pieces

  • 1 Mix gingerroot, lime juice, soy sauce, sesame oil, red pepper and garlic in glass or plastic dish. Stir in shrimp until well coated. Cover and refrigerate 15 minutes.
  • 2 Heat coals or gas grill. Remove shrimp from marinade; reserve marinade. Thread bell peppers, mushrooms, shrimp and onions alternately on each of twelve 6-inch skewers. Brush lightly with marinade.
  • 3 Cover and grill kabobs about 4 inches from medium heat about 6 minutes, brushing with marinade and turning once, until shrimp are pink and firm and vegetables are crisp-tender. Discard marinade.

Expert Tips

We like the stronger flavor of dark sesame oil, but you also can use light sesame oil, which is lighter in color and flavor.

Cover and refrigerate the prepared skewers up to 24 hours ahead of time. They'll be ready to pop on the grill when your guests arrive.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
60
(
Calories from Fat
10),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1g
1%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
170mg
170%;
Total Carbohydrate
8g
8%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.