Taco Seasoned Shrimp Kabobs

Fire up your grill for some tasty shrimp kabobs. With a hot grill, you can serve dinner in just 30 minutes!

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

3/4
lb uncooked deveined peeled medium shrimp, thawed if frozen
1
medium zucchini, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
medium red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
cup fresh pineapple cubes
8
(7-inch) bamboo or wooden skewers, soaked in water
1
tablespoon Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)
1/4
cup lime juice
1/4
cup olive oil

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. Alternately thread shrimp, zucchini, bell pepper and pineapple onto skewers, leaving space between pieces.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix taco seasoning mix, lime juice and oil; brush over kabobs. Reserve remaining mixture.
  • 3 Place kabobs on grill over medium heat. Cook uncovered 6 to 15 minutes, turning once and brushing 2 to 3 times with reserved taco seasoning mixture, until shrimp is pink and vegetables are tender.

Expert Tips

Skip the skewers and grill the shrimp, fruit and veggies in a grill basket. Brush with seasoning mixture several times.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
130),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
130mg
130%;
Sodium
810mg
810%;
Total Carbohydrate
12g
12%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
15g
15%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
60%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.