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Tropical Shrimp Kabobs

Serves 4


1 lb 16-20 count shrimp, shelled and deveined, tails left on

1.4 cup peanut oil, divided

2 Tbsp. Mrs. Dash Extra Spicy blend

2 Tbsp. freshly squeezed lime juice

2 Tbsp. finely grated fresh ginger

2 mangos, peeled, pitted and cut into 1" x ½" pieces

16 green onions, bottom 2" only

2 red bell peppers, stem and seeds removed, cut into 1 ½" squares

4 12" bamboo skewers


Place shrimp in a re-sealable plastic bag. Add 2 Tbsp. oil, lime juice, ginger, and Mrs. Dash Extra Spicy blend. Squeeze out air and seal bag. Marinate in the refrigerator for 1 hour.

Soak bamboo skewers in water while shrimp are marinating.

Remove shrimp from marinade and discard marinade. Assemble kabobs, alternating pieces of shrimp, mango, onion, and red pepper, brush with remaining oil.

Grill or broil kabobs for 4 minutes, turn and grill on other side for approximately 4 additional minutes, or until shrimp are cooked throughout.

Serve over steamed white rice if desired.


Per Serving: 241 calories, 11g fat, 168 mg cholesterol, 211 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate.



Peanut Oil

Mrs. Dash Extra Spicy Blend

Lime Juice

Fresh Ginger


Green Onions

Red Bell Peppers


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Bamboo Skewers




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