Grilled Skewered Shrimp with Apricot-Curry Glaze

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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