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Shrimp & Plum Kebabs

From: EatingWell

Toss quick-cooking shrimp, juicy summertime plums and zesty jalapenos with a simple cilantro-lime marinade for a deluxe meal in minutes. If you like, use peaches or nectarines in place of the plums and red or green bell peppers for the jalapenos.

Servings: 4 servings
Prep: 35 mins
Total: 35 mins
Rated : 
 by 1 person
3 tablespoons  canola oil, or toasted sesame oil
2 tablespoons  chopped fresh cilantro
1 teaspoon  freshly grated lime zest
3 tablespoons  lime juice
1/2 teaspoon  salt
12   raw shrimp, (8-12 per pound), peeled and deveined
3   jalapeno peppers, stemmed, seeded and quartered lengthwise
2   plums, pitted and cut into sixths
1. Whisk oil, cilantro, lime zest, lime juice and salt in a large bowl. Set aside 3 tablespoons of the mixture in a small bowl to use as dressing. Add shrimp, jalapenos and plums to the remaining marinade; toss to coat.
2. Preheat grill to medium-high.
3. Make 4 kebabs, alternating shrimp, jalapenos and plums evenly among four 10-inch skewers. (Discard the marinade.) Grill the kebabs, turning once, until the shrimp are cooked through, about 8 minutes total. Drizzle with the reserved dressing.
Equipment: Four 10-inch skewers
Nutrition Facts
Calories 194, Total Fat 8 g, Saturated Fat 1 g, Monounsaturated Fat 4 g, Cholesterol 221 mg, Sodium 446 mg, Carbohydrate 5 g, Fiber 1 g, Protein 24 g, Potassium 292 mg. Daily Values: Vitamin C 20%, Iron 20%. Exchanges: Vegetable 1,Lean Meat 3,Fat 1
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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