Grilled Honey-Herb Shrimp

Citrus, honey and herbs give shrimp big flavor in these special grilled skewers.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 1 hr 35 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1/3
cup honey
1/4
cup vegetable oil
1/4
cup finely chopped green onions (4 medium)
3
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
2
tablespoons chopped fresh thyme leaves
2
teaspoons grated fresh lemon or lime peel
1
tablespoon fresh lemon or lime juice
1/2
teaspoon salt
24
uncooked medium shrimp (about 1 lb), peeled, deveined
Lemon or lime slices, halved, if desired
8
bamboo skewers (5 or 6 inch)
  • 1 In 1-gallon resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix all ingredients except shrimp and skewers. Add shrimp to bag. Seal bag; turn to coat shrimp. Place bag in large bowl. Refrigerate at least 1 hour to marinate but no longer than 8 hours.
  • 2 Soak skewers in water 30 minutes to prevent burning. Meanwhile, heat gas or charcoal grill.
  • 3 Drain shrimp; discard marinade. Thread 3 shrimp and 3 lemon slices on each skewer, leaving 1/4-inch space between each shrimp.
  • 4 Place shrimp on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 5 to 7 minutes, turning once, until shrimp are pink. Serve warm.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    60
    (
    Calories from Fat
    20),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    2g
    2%
    (Saturated Fat
    0g,
    0%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    55mg
    55%;
    Sodium
    100mg
    100%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    4g
    4%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    5g
    5%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    0
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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