Grilled Skewered Shrimp with Apricot-Curry Glaze

For a special yet simple entrée, try these full-of-flavor kabobs.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 60 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

3
tablespoons vegetable oil
3
tablespoons apricot preserves
1 1/2
tablespoons white wine vinegar
2 1/4
teaspoons Dijon mustard
2 1/4
teaspoons curry powder
1 1/4
teaspoons finely chopped garlic
1 1/2
pounds uncooked large shrimp, thawed if frozen, peeled and deveined
Shredded lettuce, if desired
Lemon wedges, if desired

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  • 1 In shallow glass or plastic dish, mix oil, preserves, vinegar, mustard, curry powder and garlic. Add shrimp; turn to coat with glaze. Cover and refrigerate 15 to 30 minutes.
  • 2 Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. Remove shrimp from glaze; reserve glaze. On six 10- to 12-inch skewers, thread shrimp, leaving 1/4-inch space between each. (If using bamboo skewers, soak in water 30 minutes before using.)
  • 3 Cover and grill kabobs over medium heat 6 to 8 minutes, brushing several times with glaze and turning once, until shrimp are pink and firm. Discard any remaining glaze.
  • 4 Place shredded lettuce on platter; arrange kabobs on top. Garnish with lemon wedges.
  • 1 In shallow glass or plastic dish, mix oil, preserves, vinegar, mustard, curry powder and garlic. Add shrimp; turn to coat with glaze. Cover and refrigerate 15 to 30 minutes.
  • 2 Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat. Remove shrimp from glaze; reserve glaze. On six 10- to 12-inch skewers, thread shrimp, leaving 1/4-inch space between each. (If using bamboo skewers, soak in water 30 minutes before using.)
  • 3 Cover and grill kabobs over medium heat 6 to 8 minutes, brushing several times with glaze and turning once, until shrimp are pink and firm. Discard any remaining glaze.
  • 4 Place shredded lettuce on platter; arrange kabobs on top. Garnish with lemon wedges.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Pair these shrimp kabobs with rice pilaf and a fresh fruit salad.

Make the glaze ahead of time, then refrigerate until it’s time to grill.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
80
(
Calories from Fat
20),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
2 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
105mg
105%;
Sodium
135mg
135%;
Total Carbohydrate
3g
3%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
12g
12%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.