Zesty shrimp skewers

5

PREP TIME

20 min

TOTAL TIME

30 min

Makes

4 Servings

Zesty shrimp skewers


Ingredients

  • 8 wooden skewers
  • 450-g pkg frozen raw shrimp , thawed and peeled
  • 8 shallots , peeled, halved crosswise
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp lime zest
  • 1/8 tsp salt

Instructions

  • Soak skewers in warm water for 20 min.
  • Preheat barbecue to medium. Pat shrimp dry. Combine shrimp with shallots, oil, lime zest and salt in a medium bowl. Thread onto skewers, alternating shrimp and shallots.
  • Oil grill, then barbecue skewers, with lid open, until shrimp are pink and firm, 2 to 3 min per side. Serve with Thai mango salad.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 163,
  • Protein
  • 23 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 4 g,
  • Fat
  • 5 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 241 mg.
Wine Pairings

SHRIMP SKEWERS
Pair it with: A fruity New World white.
Sémillon sauvignon blancs, an Australian specialty, are the go-to wines for the region’s Pacific Rim cuisine. The fruit character is fresh and vibrant, a great match with the exotic mango and shrimp.
Our pick: 2010 Devil’s Lair Fifth Leg Semillon Sauvignon Blanc, Australia, $16.

Side Dish: Thai mango salad

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