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Sweet Chili Shrimp and Pineapple Skewers:

I love grilling and I love seafood. When you're ready to spice up your grilling game make sure to try my Grilled Shrimp and Pineapple Skewers with a sweet chili sauce.  They'll be the hit of your next get together!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Keyword: grilled shrimp, shrimp skewers
Servings: 8
Calories: 182kcal
Author: Chef Dennis Littley

Ingredients

  • 1 pound 16-20 Shrimp gulf or pacific shrimp peeled with tail on and deveined without cutting to far into the shrimp.
  • Skewers If using wood soak them for one hour before use.
  • 2 cups fresh pineapple cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1 large green bell pepper seeded and cut into 1 inch x 1 inch piece
  • 1 large red bell pepper seeded and cut into 1 inch x 1 inch piece
  • 1 large red onion peeled and cut into 1 inch x 1 inch chunks
  • 12 ounces sweet chili sauce
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt

Instructions

  • If you’re using wooden skewers, make sure to pre-soak them in water for at least 1 hour
  • Preheat a grill over medium heat (350º-400ºF)
  • Mix the sweet chili sauce, lime juice, cilantro and sea salt together in a medium bowl.
  • Thread the shrimp, pineapple, red onions and peppers onto the skewers alternating the red and green peppers as you go. Use two shrimp per skewer with veggies in between and on the outside of each shrimp.
  • Brush skewers with half the marinade and let sit for 5 minutes.
  • Place the skewers on the grill, and grill for 4-5 minutes per side, or until the shrimp is pink and cooked through. Brush the skewers with the remaining chili sauce as they cook.

Nutrition

Calories: 182kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 142mg | Sodium: 1013mg | Potassium: 198mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 740IU | Vitamin C: 68mg | Calcium: 94mg | Iron: 1.5mg