Grilled Honey-Butter Shrimp

Grilled Honey-Butter Shrimp

Planning a barbecue? Get the grill going early, and your guests can savor these special shrimp skewers before the main course.

Prep Time

40

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

20

skewers

20
(6-inch) bamboo skewers
1/2
cup honey
1/4
cup butter, melted
1 1/2
teaspoons garlic-pepper blend
1
tablespoon chopped fresh chives
1
bag (2 lb) frozen uncooked medium (31 to 35 count) shrimp, peeled (tail shells removed) and deveined, thawed
  1. Soak skewers in water 30 minutes to prevent burning. Meanwhile, heat gas or charcoal grill.
  2. In small bowl, mix honey, butter, garlic-pepper blend and chives until thoroughly combined. On each skewer, thread about 3 shrimp, leaving 1/4-inch space between each. Brush honey-butter mixture on both sides of shrimp.
  3. Place skewers on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 5 to 7 minutes, turning once, until shrimp are pink. Serve warm.
Makes 20 skewers
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Look carefully at the sizing on the bag of shrimp. Medium shrimp should be 31 to 35 per pound. Not all manufacturers label shrimp the same, but most will tell you how many shrimp per pound.
If you can’t find 6-inch bamboo skewers, use heavy-duty scissors to snip the skewers to the desired length.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Skewer)
  • Calories 70
    • (Calories from Fat 25),
  • Total Fat 2 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 50mg;
  • Sodium 95mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 7g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 7g),
  • Protein 4g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 1/2 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.