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!

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

20

servings

60
uncooked peeled deveined medium shrimp (about 2 pounds), thawed if frozen
1/4
cup olive or vegetable oil
1
teaspoon red pepper sauce
Coconut-Curry Sauce
1
cup canned coconut milk (not cream of coconut)
2
teaspoons curry powder
2
teaspoons cornstarch
1
teaspoon honey
1/4
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.
Serve-With
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*:
    Exchanges:
    • 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.