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Quick Spicy Shrimp Kabobs

Shrimp lovers will adore these spicy, juicy kabobs. Adjust the cayenne to suit your preference for more or less heat. So quick and easy! —Michele Tungett, Rochester, Illinois
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 5 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil or 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1-1/2 cups pineapple chunks
  • 1 medium onion, cut into wedges

Directions

  • In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first seven ingredients. Add the shrimp; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate for up to 2 hours.
  • Drain and discard marinade. On eight metal or soaked wooden skewers, alternately thread the shrimp, pineapple and onion. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Grill kabobs, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 2-3 minutes on each side or until shrimp turn pink.
Nutrition Facts
2 kabobs: 187 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 138mg cholesterol, 245mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 2g fiber), 20g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fruit.

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