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Shrimp Skewers

For a special treat, make shrimp skewers and serve with our homemade soy garlic sauce over rice. Delicious hrimp skewers recipe.
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword barbecue, BBQ, grilled, kebobs, seafood, shrimp, skewers
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 230kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 4 large cloves garlic
  • 2 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice about one half of a lemon, freshly squeezed.
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 pound shrimp
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt or more if desired
  • 1/4 tsp fresh cracked pepper
  • 1 cup chopped pineapple
  • 2 tbsp freshly chopped parsley optional

Instructions

  • Submerge skewers in water while prepping the other ingredients.
  • Heat 2 of the 3 tablespoons of unsalted butter, honey, garlic, and soy sauce over medium heat.
  • Stir until well combined, bring to a slight boil, and then allow to simmer for 4-5 mins until thick- ened.
  • Remove from heat and stir in lemon juice.
  • Place the shrimp and pineapple pieces, alternating them on the skewers. Season with salt and pepper on both sides.
  • Brush the sauce on both sides of the skewers.
  • In a large pan melt 1-2 tablespoons of unsalted butter over medium heat.
  • Sear the skewers for 3-4 mins per side, brushing sauce on the skewers as it cools. Skewers are ready when the shrimp is pink and not opaque.
  • Remove from pan and serve.
  • The additional sauce can be used for dipping or poured over rice.

Notes

  • Soak the skewers for 20-25 mins for best results.
  • Do not overcrowd the pan, cook 3-4 skewers at a time
  • This can be done on a grill, instead of pouring the sauce, brush the sauce onto the skewers.

Nutrition

Calories: 230kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 165mg | Sodium: 1202mg | Potassium: 172mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 467IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 72mg | Iron: 1mg