Grilled Shrimp Kabobs with Fresh Herbs

Looking for a grilled dinner? Then check out these herbed shrimp kabobs - a delicious meal.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 55 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 6

Ingredients

Marinade

12
sprigs rosemary (6 inches long)
1/4
cup fresh lemon juice
3
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper

Kabobs

24
fresh large basil leaves
24
deveined peeled large shrimp (1 1/2 lb)
12
small pattypan squash, cut in half
24
cherry tomatoes
24
large cloves garlic
  • 1 Strip leaves from rosemary sprigs, leaving 1 inch of leaves at top; set aside. Measure 1 tablespoon rosemary leaves; chop. In small bowl, mix chopped rosemary leaves and remaining marinade ingredients.
  • 2 Wrap basil leaf around each shrimp. For each kabob, thread shrimp, squash half, tomato and garlic clove alternately on stem of rosemary sprig, leaving 1/4-inch space between each piece. (Start threading at stem end, pulling through to leaves at top.)
  • 3 In ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish, place kabobs. Pour marinade over kabobs. Cover and refrigerate 20 minutes. Heat gas or charcoal grill. Remove kabobs from marinade; reserve marinade. Place kabobs on grill. Cover grill; cook over medium heat about 12 minutes, turning and brushing with marinade 2 or 3 times, until shrimp are pink. Discard any remaining marinade.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    170
    (
    Calories from Fat
    45),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    5g
    5%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    160mg
    160%;
    Sodium
    290mg
    290%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    12g
    12%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    20g
    20%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    30%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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