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Asian Shrimp Skewers with Pears

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Asian Shrimp Skewers with Pears

Cook's Notes:

Treat your family and friends to a summer delight of sweet and tasty shrimp kabobs with grilled pears and veggies. The aroma of hot, roasting honey and ginger-marinated shrimp cooking with juicy, fresh pears and delicious veggies will have your mouth watering. Low in fat and calories, you don't have to feel guilty about gobbling down these tasty morsels. Make it a summer gift by ordering a Naumes fruit basket and throwing a fresh fruit salad into the mix.


1/2 cup Honey
1/2 cup Soy sauce
2 tablespoons Sesame oil
1 tablespoon Ginger, ground
2 teaspoons Garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon Red pepper flakes
2 Bosc pears, cored, cut into 1-inch cubes
12 Cherry tomatoes
36 Shrimp, peeled, deveined, 31/40 count
1 Green bell pepper, cored, seeded, cut into 12, 1-inch squares
12 Skewers

How to prepare

Whisk together honey, soy sauce, sesame oil, ground ginger, garlic and red pepper flakes until blended; set aside. Arrange 3 cubes pear, 3 shrimp, 1 pepper square and 1 cherry tomato on each skewer. Place skewers in large shallow pan. Pour marinade over kabobs and refrigerate for 1 hour. Brush grill with oil. Preheat grill. Grill kabobs over medium heat for 3 to 5 minutes on each side until shrimp is cooked.

Prep time: 20 minutes
Marinating time: 1 hour
Cooking time: 6 minutes
Makes: 12 kabobs (6 servings)

Nutritional Analysis per Serving:

Calories 150 (39% Calories from Fat), 18g Protein, 15g Carbohydrate, 2g Fiber, 2g Fat, 0g Sat. Fat, 0g Trans Fat, 130mg Cholesterol, 160mg Sodium.