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Gingered BBQd Shrimp Skewers


Yield

Makes 6 servings

Ingredients

Cooking oil spray
1/4 cup bottled barbecue sauce
1/4 cup no-sugar-added raspberry fruit spread
1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
1-1/2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1/8 teaspoon dried red pepper flakes
24 medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
4 bacon slices, each cut into 6 pieces
12 green onions, white part only, cut in half (24 pieces total)
12 (6-inch) bamboo skewers, soaked in water

Preparation

  1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Coat cold grill rack with cooking spray and place over heat.
  3. In a small bowl, combine barbeque sauce, fruit spread, grated ginger, vinegar and red pepper flakes. Whisk until well blended and set aside.
  4. Alternating shrimp, bacon and green onion, thread skewers, 2 shrimp, 2 bacon pieces, 2 green onion pieces per skewer.
  5. Place half of the sauce in a separate bowl and set aside.
  6. Place skewers on the grill, baste with the remaining sauce and grill 3 minutes total or until shrimp is opaque in center, turning and basting frequently. Remove from heat, baste with reserved sauce.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 2 skewers
Sodium 270 mg
Protein 8 g
Fiber <1 g
Carbohydrate 13 g
Cholesterol 47 mg
Saturated Fat 1 g
Total Fat 3 g
Calories from Fat 26 %
Calories 115

Dietary Exchange

Starch 1
Meat 1

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