Grilled Tropical Shrimp

Grilled Tropical Shrimp

Grilled Tropical Shrimp


Makes 2 servings


1/4 cup barbecue sauce
2 tablespoons pineapple juice or orange juice
10 ounces medium shrimp in shells
2 medium firm nectarines
1 yellow onion, cut into 8 wedges, or 6 green onions, cut into 2-inch lengths


  1. Stir together barbecue sauce and pineapple juice. Set aside.
  2. Peel and devein shrimp. Cut each nectarine into 6 wedges. Thread shrimp, nectarines and onion wedges onto 4 long metal skewers.
  3. Spray grill grid with nonstick cooking spray. Prepare grill for direct grilling. Grill skewers over medium coals 4 to 5 minutes or until shrimp are opaque, turning once and brushing frequently with barbecue sauce.


Although shrimp are high in cholesterol, they are naturally low in total fat and saturated fat, making them a good choice for healthy eating.

Nutritional Information

Calories 232
Calories from Fat 7 %
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat <1 g
Cholesterol 217 mg
Carbohydrate 30 g
Fiber 3 g
Protein 25 g
Sodium 712 mg

Dietary Exchange

Fruit 1-1/2
Meat 2-1/2

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