Spicy Grilled Shrimp

Spicy Grilled Shrimp

Whip up your own quick-and-easy coconut curry sauce in the microwave for these skewered shrimp appetizers. They’re sweet and spicy, fresh off the grlll!

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uncooked peeled deveined medium shrimp (about 2 pounds), thawed if frozen
cup olive or vegetable oil
teaspoon red pepper sauce
Coconut-Curry Sauce
cup canned coconut milk (not cream of coconut)
teaspoons curry powder
teaspoons cornstarch
teaspoon honey
teaspoon salt
  1. Soak twenty 6-inch wooden skewers in water 30 minutes. Meanwhile, heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. Make Coconut-Curry Sauce.
  2. Place shrimp in large bowl. Drizzle with oil and pepper sauce; toss to coat. Thread 3 shrimp on each skewer.
  3. Cover and grill kabobs 4 to 6 inches from medium heat 4 to 6 minutes or until shrimp are pink and firm. Serve with sauce.
  4. Mix all sauce ingredients in small microwavable bowl. Microwave uncovered on High about 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until mixture bubbles and thickens.
Makes 20 servings (1 kabob and about 2 teaspoons sauce each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Success Hint
Soak wooden or bamboo skewers in water for 30 minutes to keep them from burning on the grill.
Make a main dish out of these spicy-sweet shrimp—serve over rice that’s been cooked in the leftover coconut milk.
Special Touch
Arrange the kabobs on a large platter decorated with sprigs of cilantro, green onion fans or fresh lemon grass.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 60
    • (Calories from Fat 45),
  • Total Fat 5g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 30mg;
  • Sodium 75mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 2g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 0g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 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;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 0;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.