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Lime Shrimp Kebabs

There’s nothing like a summer barbecue with family and friends to celebrate the season.

For a quick, easy, and healthy meal, serve a green salad and fresh corn on the cob with these kebabs and you’re good to go.

Ingredients

  • 3 large limes

  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed and peeled

  • 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper

  • 2 tsp. olive oil

  • 2 tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro

  • 16 large shrimp, uncooked, deveined

  • 10 medium cherry tomatoes, rinsed and dried

  • 10 small white-button mushrooms, wiped clean and stems removed

Directions

In a glass measuring cup, squeeze limes, yielding ¼ cup of juice. Add the garlic, pepper, olive oil, and cilantro and stir.

Place the shrimp in a medium bowl and pour the cilantro lime marinade over the shrimp. Let the shrimp marinate for 10 to 15 minutes in the refrigerator.

Alternate putting cherry tomatoes, mushrooms, and shrimp on 4 skewers. Preheat the grill to medium heat. Grill the skewers for 3 to 4 minutes on each side until the shrimp are just cooked through.

Makes 2 servings

Each serving contains 175 calories, 6 g fat, 85 mg cholesterol, 65 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrates, 6 g fiber, 6 g sugars, 16 g protein.

Online Medical Reviewer: Brittany Poulson MDA RDN CD CDE
Online Medical Reviewer: Heather Trevino
Date Last Reviewed: 2/1/2021
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