Orange-Ginger Shrimp Snacks

With citrus snap from juice concentrate, grated gingerroot, and a shake of red pepper, these broiled shrimp pack a flavorful punch.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 15

Ingredients

1/2
cup vegetable oil
1/4
cup vinegar
1/4
cup frozen (thawed) orange juice concentrate
1
tablespoon chopped red onion
2
teaspoons grated gingerroot
3/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1
lb deveined shelled uncooked medium shrimp
5
bamboo skewers (12 inch)
  • 1 In blender, place all ingredients except shrimp; process until well blended.
  • 2 In resealable large food-storage plastic bag, place shrimp. Pour oil mixture over shrimp; let stand at room temperature 15 minutes to marinate. Soak bamboo skewers in water while shrimp are marinating.
  • 3 Drain shrimp, discarding marinade. Thread shrimp onto bamboo skewers; place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 4 Broil 6 inches from heat for 3 to 5 minutes, turning once, until shrimp turn pink. With kitchen scissors, cut each skewer into 3 pieces.

Expert Tips

Gingerroot is found in the supermarket produce department. Use a microplane grater to grate unpeeled gingerroot. Tightly wrap any leftover fresh gingerroot and freeze for up to 6 months.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
40
(
Calories from Fat
20),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
45mg
45%;
Sodium
50mg
50%;
Total Carbohydrate
1g
1%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Lean Meat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.