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shrimp and broccoli skewers on a bed of jasmin rice on a white platter
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5 from 18 votes

Grilled Asian Style Shrimp and Broccoli

Crating delicious Asian-Style dishes in your kitchen is easier than you think. And my shrimp and broccoli skewers will definitely bring smiles to your dinner table!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time12 mins
marinating shrimp20 mins
Total Time47 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: Asian, Asian-American
Keyword: grilled shrimp, Shrimp and broccoli, shrimp skewers
Servings: 2
Calories: 406kcal
Author: Chef Dennis Littley

Ingredients

marinade

  • ¾ pound large shrimp deveined (peeled or unpeeled)
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chili garlic sauce optional
  • 1 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 clove garlic finely minced

finishing sauce

  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • ¼ cup chicken broth
  • 4 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 4 teaspoons hoisin sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 clove garlic finely minced
  • 1 tablespoon sweet chili sauce

Assembly

  • 1 small onion cut into 1x1 inch pieces
  • 1 small red pepper cut into 1x1 inch pieces
  • 2 cups broccoli florets par cooked
  • thinly sliced green onion for garnish (optional)

Instructions

Marinade

  • Combine all the marinade ingredients in a small bowl. Place the shrimp and marinade in a ziplock bag or container. Let the shrimp marinate for 20 minutes

Finishing Sauce

  • In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and broth until smooth.
  • in a saute pan over medium-high heat saute the garlic in the sesame oil for 1 minute. Then add the soy sauce, hoisin sauce and sweet chili sauce. Bring to a light boil.
  • Whisk in the cornstarch mixture until the sauce is thickened. You may not have to add all the mixture.
    Remove the sauce from the heat and set aside until needed.
    *If the sauce gets too thick you can thin it out with rice wine, water or additional chicken stock.

Assembly

  • Build the skewers in any order you like by adding a broccoli floret, marinated shrimp, red pepper and onion segment. Repeat process using 3-4 shrimp per skewer.
  • Brush the skewers with the finishing sauce and place on a hot grill, or grill pan. Grill for 3-4 minutes then turn over the skewer, reapply the finishing sauce and continue to grill for another 3-4 minutes. Brush more sauce on the skewers while they cook.
    *Depending upon your grill or grill pan, it could take a little longer to finish the shrimp.
  • Serve the skewers on a bed of Jasmin Rice (prepared per the instructions on the container) or your favorite grain.

Nutrition

Calories: 406kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 44g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 275mg | Sodium: 3915mg | Potassium: 1032mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 1728IU | Vitamin C: 134mg | Calcium: 188mg | Iron: 3mg