Sweet and Sour Grilled Shrimp over Rice

Sweet and Sour Grilled Shrimp over Rice

Why do take-out when you can whip up quick-grilled shrimp, pineapple, and peppers brushed with an easy prepared sauce.

Prep Time

35

Minutes

Total Time

00

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1
cup uncooked regular long-grain white rice
2
cups water
1/4
teaspoon salt
2
medium green bell peppers, cut into 16 (1 1/2-inch) pieces
12
or 16 shelled deveined uncooked large shrimp (about 1/2 lb.), tails removed
1
(8-oz.) can pineapple chunks in light syrup, drained
1
cup purchased sweet-and-sour sauce
  1. Cook rice in water with salt as directed on package.
  2. Meanwhile, heat gas or charcoal grill. Thread bell pepper, shrimp and pineapple onto four 8 to 10-inch metal skewers.
  3. When grill is heated, place kabobs on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cover grill; cook 6 to 8 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, brushing frequently with sweet-and-sour sauce.
  4. To serve, place any remaining sauce in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on High for about 1 minute or until thoroughly heated. Remove bell pepper, shrimp and pineapple from skewers; serve over rice with warm sauce.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Healthy Hint
Shrimp are an excellent source of low-fat protein. While shrimp are higher in cholesterol than some seafood, when balanced with other foods that are low in cholesterol they can be part of a heart healthy eating plan.
Serving Suggestion
If entertaining, use an Asian short-grain rice. Serve fortune cookies and green tea sorbet for desserts.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1/4 of Recipe)
  • Calories 345
    • (Calories from Fat 25),
  • Total Fat 3g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,),
  • Cholesterol 80mg;
  • Sodium 1020mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 65g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 18g),
  • Protein 14g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 1 Very Lean Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 4;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.