Shrimp, Melon and Pineapple Kabobs

Grilling brings out intense flavor in fresh fruits and shrimp brushed with a quick teriyaki sauce.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

16
(6-inch) bamboo skewers

Sauce

3
tablespoons honey
4
teaspoons teriyaki sauce
1
teaspoon lemon juice

Kabobs

1
lb uncooked deveined peeled large shrimp
16
(1-inch) cantaloupe cubes
16
(1-inch) honeydew melon cubes
16
(1-inch) fresh pineapple pieces
Pineapple slices, if desired

  • 1 Soak skewers in water at least 30 minutes before using to prevent burning. Meanwhile in small bowl, mix sauce ingredients; set aside. Alternately thread shrimp, melon and pineapple pieces onto 16 wooden skewers.
  • 2 Set oven control to broil. Place kabobs on broiler pan with tops 4 to 6 inches from heat. Brush kabobs with sauce; broil 8 to 10 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, turning once and brushing frequently with sauce. To serve, stick kabobs into fresh pineapple slices, if desired.

Expert Tips

Thread the kabobs on skewers early in the day. Then cover them with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to broil.

To grill: Oil grill rack. Place kabobs on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Brush kabobs with sauce; cook 8 to 10 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, turning twice and brushing frequently with sauce.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Kabob
Calories
50
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
110mg
110%;
Total Carbohydrate
7g
7%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
4%;
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; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.