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Sweet Apricot BBQ Shrimp Kabobs

Betty Crocker's Heart Healthy Cookbook shares a recipe! Serve tangy shrimp and turkey bacon in a new way. Grilled kabobs flavored with barbecue sauce and apricot – perfect for a Middle Eastern dinner!

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  • Prep Time 40 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1/3
cup hickory-smoked barbecue sauce
1/3
cup apricot preserves
1/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper
4
slices turkey bacon, each cut lengthwise into 6 strips
1
can (8 ounces) whole water chestnuts, drained
1
pound uncooked peeled deveined large shrimp, thawed if frozen
2
cups hot cooked couscous, pasta or rice

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Directions

  • 1 Soak four 10-inch bamboo skewers in water for at least 30 minutes to prevent burning.
  • 2 Set oven control to broil. Mix barbecue sauce, preserves and red pepper in small bowl; set aside.
  • 3 Wrap strip of bacon around each water chestnut. Thread shrimp and water chestnuts alternately on each bamboo skewer, leaving space between each piece. Place on rack in broiler pan.
  • 4 Broil kabobs with tops about 4 inches from heat 6 minutes, brushing frequently with sauce mixture. Turn kabobs; brush with sauce mixture. Broil 5 to 6 minutes longer or until shrimp are pink and firm. Discard any remaining sauce mixture. Serve kabobs with couscous.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
340
(
Calories from Fat
30),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 1/2g
3 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
170mg
170%;
Sodium
600mg
600%;
Total Carbohydrate
54g
54%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
19g
19%
),
Protein
23g
23%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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