Shrimp, Melon and Pepper Kabobs

Grilled fruit and shrimp kabobs with a zesty sauce - on table in just 35 minutes!

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  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

Sauce

3
tablespoons honey
4
teaspoons teriyaki sauce
1
teaspoon lemon juice

Kabobs

1
lb. fresh shelled deveined uncooked large shrimp
16
(1-inch) cantaloupe cubes
16
(1-inch) honeydew melon cubes
16
(1-inch) green bell pepper pieces

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 GRILL DIRECTIONS: Heat grill. In small bowl, combine all sauce ingredients; blend well. Set aside. Thread shrimp, melon and bell pepper pieces evenly onto eight 12-inch metal skewers.
  • 2 When ready to grill, oil grill rack. Place kabobs on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Brush kabobs with sauce; cook 8 to 10 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, turning twice and brushing frequently with sauce. If desired, serve kabobs with herb-flavored rice.
  • 1 GRILL DIRECTIONS: Heat grill. In small bowl, combine all sauce ingredients; blend well. Set aside. Thread shrimp, melon and bell pepper pieces evenly onto eight 12-inch metal skewers.
  • 2 When ready to grill, oil grill rack. Place kabobs on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Brush kabobs with sauce; cook 8 to 10 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, turning twice and brushing frequently with sauce. If desired, serve kabobs with herb-flavored rice.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

To broil, place food on broiler pan and broil 4 to 6 inches from heat using times provided above as a guide.

To save time when guests arrive, thread the kabobs on skewers earlier in the day. Then cover them with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to grill.

Give weeknight dinner a tropical twist by serving these kabobs with purchased guava fruit drink, rice, grilled pineapple rings and Frozen Key Lime Torte p. 90.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
(
Calories from Fat
10),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1g
1%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
160mg
160%;
Sodium
450mg
450%;
Total Carbohydrate
29g
29%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
26g
26%
),
Protein
19g
19%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
90%;
Vitamin C
70%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
2 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Very Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.