Sweet and Sour Grilled Shrimp over Rice

Why do take-out when you can whip up quick-grilled shrimp, pineapple, and peppers brushed with an easy prepared sauce.

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

Ingredients

1
cup uncooked regular long-grain white rice
2
cups water
1/4
teaspoon salt
2
medium green bell peppers, cut into 16 (1 1/2-inch) pieces
12
or 16 shelled deveined uncooked large shrimp (about 1/2 lb.), tails removed
1
(8-oz.) can pineapple chunks in light syrup, drained
1
cup purchased sweet-and-sour sauce
  • 1 Cook rice in water with salt as directed on package.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat gas or charcoal grill. Thread bell pepper, shrimp and pineapple onto four 8 to 10-inch metal skewers.
  • 3 When grill is heated, place kabobs on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cover grill; cook 6 to 8 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, brushing frequently with sweet-and-sour sauce.
  • 4 To serve, place any remaining sauce in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on High for about 1 minute or until thoroughly heated. Remove bell pepper, shrimp and pineapple from skewers; serve over rice with warm sauce.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe
    Calories
    345
    (
    Calories from Fat
    25),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    3g
    3%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    80mg
    80%;
    Sodium
    1020mg
    1020%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    65g
    65%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    18g
    18%
    ),
    Protein
    14g
    14%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    8%;
    Vitamin C
    48%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    22%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    4
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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