These fresh-flavored kebabs are a great option for entertaining. Bright and colorful, they are perfect served over steamed brown rice.

Mango Shrimp Kebabs

Ingredients

• 1 1⁄2 pounds peeled and deveined large shrimp
• 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
• 1⁄8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
• 2 large red bell peppers, cut into 1-inch pieces
• 2 mangoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
• 1 small red onion, cut into 1-inch pieces
• Cooking spray
• 2 limes, cut into wedges

Preparation

1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.

2. Sprinkle shrimp evenly with salt and pepper. Thread shrimp, bell pepper, mango, and onion pieces alternately onto each of 8 (12-inch) skewers. Place skewers on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 2 minutes on each side or until shrimp are done. Squeeze juice from lime wedges over kebabs. Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 2 skewers).

CALORIES 277; FAT 3.3g (sat 0.7g, mono 0.5g, poly 1.2g); PROTEIN 35.8g; CARB 27.1g; FIBER 4.2g;
CHOL 259mg; IRON 4.5mg; SODIUM 551mg; CALC 109mg

Cooking Tip
Skewering small chunks of food on wooden sticks or thin metal rods is a grilling tradition. Soak wooden skewers in water for at least 30 minutes before using them on the grill or they’ll burn, and discard them after use. Metal skewers can be reused and require no soaking.

*Recipe and image courtesy of The Cooking Light Gluten-Free Cookbook.*

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