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Grilled Citrus Shrimp Skewers

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These Grilled Citrus Shrimp Skewers will be a hit at your next BBQ. They are sweetened with orange juice and honey and made smoky with coffee granules. Serve with cooked quinoa or brown rice for a delectable meal.

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  • Servings: 4 servings, about 2 skewers per serving


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  • Step 1 of 8

    COMBINE orange juice, honey, rice vinegar, coffee granules and bouillon in large bowl.

  • Step 2 of 8

    ADD shrimp; stir to coat. Cover; refrigerate for 30 minutes.

  • Step 3 of 8

    PREHEAT grill to medium-high; lightly oil grate.

  • Step 4 of 8

    REMOVE shrimp from marinade. Pour marinade in a small saucepan. Cook on high heat for 10 minutes or until slightly reduced. Set aside.

  • Step 5 of 8

    THREAD about 4 shrimp, 2 bell pepper pieces and 2 to 4 onion wedges onto each skewer.

  • Step 6 of 8

    GRILL, basting with cooked marinade constantly, for about 5 minutes or until shrimp turn pink on one side. Turn shrimp; grill, basting constantly, for an additional 3 minutes or until shrimp are completely pink. Garnish with fresh chopped cilantro, if desired.

  • Step 7 of 8

    If using wooden skewers, soak in water for 20 minutes before threading to avoid scorching.

  • Step 8 of 8

    TIP: Be sure to remove shrimp from marinade after 30 minutes as the acid from the citrus cooks the shrimp. Recipe performs best on a grill. Do not recommend using a grill pan.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Servings: 4 servings, about 2 skewers per serving
Calories 180
Calories from Fat 20
%Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 170mg 57%
Sodium 290mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 13g
Protein 24g
Vitamin A 25%
Vitamin C 130%
Calcium 6%
Iron 15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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