Grilled Lemon Shrimp with Squash

Lemon and rosemary liven the flavors of a shrimp and squash dinner.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 55 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Lemon-Rosemary Marinade

2
tablespoons honey
1
teaspoon grated lemon peel
1/4
cup lemon juice
1
teaspoon chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary leaves, crumbled

Lemon Shrimp

1
pound uncooked fresh or frozen large shrimp in shells
2
medium zucchini, cut into 1-inch slices
2
medium yellow summer squash, cut into 1-inch slices
1
small bell pepper, cut into 1-inch wedges
1
small lemon, cut into wedges
  • 1 In shallow glass or plastic dish or resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix all Lemon-Rosemary Marinade ingredients. Add shrimp, zucchini, yellow squash and bell pepper to marinade; stir to coat. Cover dish or seal bag and refrigerate 15 to 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat.
  • 2 Remove shrimp and vegetables from marinade; discard marinade. Place shrimp and vegetables in grill basket.
  • 3 Cover and grill shrimp and vegetables 4 to 5 inches from medium heat 12 to 14 minutes or until shrimp are pink and firm and vegetables are tender. To serve, peel shrimp. Serve with lemon wedges.

Expert Tips

No grill basket? Use heavy-duty foil and punch holes in it.

Shrimp cooked in the shell stay moist and tender, and the lemony marinade adds lots of flavor.

If you use medium shrimp, add the shrimp for the last 5 to 7 minutes of grilling and cook until the shrimp are pink and firm.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
10),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1g
1%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
105mg
105%;
Sodium
130mg
130%;
Total Carbohydrate
14g
14%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
),
Protein
14g
14%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
22%;
Vitamin C
34%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
14%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 3 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
 
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.