Margarita Shrimp Kabobs

Margarita Shrimp Kabobs

Hold a fiesta on your grill with shrimp marinated in lime, salt and tequila. Skewered with bright red peppers and fresh green zucchini and it both looks and tastes like a party.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

25

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1
teaspoon grated lime peel
1/4
cup lime juice
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
tablespoons tequila, if desired
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
lb uncooked deveined peeled large shrimp (about 24), thawed if frozen, tail shells removed
1
medium zucchini, cut into 1/2-inch slices
1
large red bell pepper, cut into bite-size pieces
1
tablespoon olive or vegetable oil
  1. Heat gas or charcoal grill. In large resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix lime peel, lime juice, garlic, tequila and salt; add shrimp. Seal bag, squeezing out air; turn to coat shrimp. Let stand 10 minutes to marinate. Drain shrimp; discard marinade.
  2. On each of 8 (12-inch) metal skewers, alternately thread shrimp, zucchini and bell pepper, leaving 1/4-inch space between each piece. Brush with 1 tablespoon oil.
  3. Carefully brush grill rack with additional oil. Place kabobs on grill over medium-high heat. Cover grill; cook 5 to 6 minutes, turning once, until shrimp are pink and vegetables are crisp-tender.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Success
Don't slice the zucchini too thickly or it won't be cooked through when the shrimp are ready.
Serve With
Try these kabobs with a garden salad and warm whole wheat pita bread.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 140
    • (Calories from Fat 40),
  • Total Fat 4 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 160mg;
  • Sodium 340mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 6g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 18g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 2 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.