Coconut Lime Shrimp Skewers

By Jeanette Terry

These coconut lime shrimp skewers are as tasty as they are good for you!

Coconut Lime Shrimp Skewers
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger

  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic

  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated lime zest

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

  • 1 can (14 oz.) coconut milk

  • 2 pounds large shrimp (26 to 30 per lb.), peeled and deveined

  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

  • Fresh lime wedges for squeezing

  • 1/2 cup toasted, sweetened shredded coconut

Directions
  1. In a medium bowl, combine ginger, garlic, lime zest and juice, and coconut milk. Add shrimp, tossing to coat, and chill, covered, at least 1 hour and up to 1 day.

  2. Meanwhile, soak skewers in water. Prepare a grill for high heat (450° to 550° Push 2 or 3 shrimp onto each skewer in a "C" shape (through each end); cook, turning once, until flesh has just turned pink and is slightly charred, about 3 minutes on each side.

  3. Arrange skewers on a serving platter and sprinkle evenly with salt, a squeeze of lime juice, and coconut. Serve with extra lime wedges on the side.


Nutritional Facts

Servings
12
2 skewers per serving
Calories
147
Calories from fat
56%
Protein
13g
Fat
9.1g
Saturated fat
7.3g
Carbohydrate
3.6g
Fiber
0.3g
Sodium
127mg
Cholesterol
93mg

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