Grilled Shrimp Kabobs

A Betty Crocker cookbook shares a healthy recipe! Fat-free dressing enhances the shrimp and veggie flavors in this 150-calorie grill.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 4

1
lb uncooked deveined peeled large shrimp, thawed if frozen
1
cup fat-free Italian dressing
1
medium red onion, cut into 8 pieces
1
medium bell pepper, cut into 8 pieces
16
medium cherry tomatoes
16
small whole mushrooms

  • 1 In shallow glass or plastic dish or resealable freezer plastic bag, place shrimp and dressing. Cover dish or seal bag; refrigerate 30 minutes.
  • 2 Heat gas or charcoal grill. Remove shrimp from marinade; reserve marinade. Thread shrimp, onion, bell pepper, tomatoes and mushrooms alternately on each of 4 (15-inch) metal skewers, leaving 1/4-inch space between each piece.
  • 3 Place kabobs on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 6 to 8 minutes, turning frequently and brushing several times with marinade, until shrimp are pink. Discard any remaining marinade.

Expert Tips

Leave about a 1/4-inch space between the pieces on the skewers to allow for even cooking.

Hot cooked orzo or rosamarina pasta makes a terrific side dish. If you have any chopped fresh herbs on hand (thyme and parsley are delicious), toss them with the cooked pasta.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
150
(
Calories from Fat
15),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
165mg
165%;
Sodium
840mg
840%;
Total Carbohydrate
13g
13%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
20g
20%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
30%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.