Jerk Shrimp Skewers

Author: Canadian Living

Just a little bit of prepared jerk sauce is all you need to spice up seafood. Add tropical flair (and offset the heat) with slices of fresh pineapple.

  • Portion size 6 servings
  • Credits : Get Grilling: Summer 2007

Ingredients

  • 30 (1 lb/500g) shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1 teaspoon jerk sauce
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 green onion minced
  • lime wedges

Method

Place shrimp in large bowl. Add jerk sauce, oil, fresh thyme, soy sauce and green onion; toss to coat. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 hours.)

Loosely thread 5 shrimp onto each metal or soaked wooden skewer. Place on greased grill over medium heat; brush with remaining marinade.

Close lid and grill, turning once, until shrimp are pink, about 6 minutes. Serve with lime wedges to squeeze over top.

Nutritional facts Per each of 6 servings: about

  • Sodium 172 mg
  • Protein 13 g
  • Calories 69.0
  • Total fat 2 g
  • Cholesterol 115 mg
  • Saturated fat trace
  • Total carbohydrate 1 g

%RDI

  • Iron 14.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 3.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 2.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 4.0
  • Vitamin C 7.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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