HONEY LIME GRILLED SHRIMP AND PINEAPPLE SKEWERS
MAKES: 6 SERVINGS PREP TIME: 15 MINUTES COOK TIME: 5 MINUTES Once grilled, the shrimp and pineapple are easy to slide off skewers and into your wrap of choice. Serve with lime wedges, along with your favourite garnishes, like our Kimchi Coleslaw and sliced avocado.
1 clove garlic, minced
2 tbsp (25 mL) liquid honey
1 tbsp (15 mL) fresh lime juice
1 tbsp (15 mL) sodium-reduced soy sauce
1 tbsp (15 mL) grated fresh ginger
2 tsp (10 mL) coconut oil or olive oil
9 green onions (white and light-green parts only), each cut into 4 pieces
24 (1 lb/500 g) raw jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined 24 (1-inch/2.5 cm) chunks fresh pineapple
1 sweet red pepper, seeded and cut into 24 (1-inch/2.5 cm) pieces 2 tbsp (25 mL) toasted sesame seeds
1. In a square glass baking dish, stir together garlic, honey, lime juice, soy sauce, ginger and coconut oil.
2. Add green onions, shrimp, pineapple and red pepper, tossing to coat. Alternately thread 3 pieces green onion, 2 shrimp, 2 pieces pineapple and 2 pieces red pepper onto each of 12 metal or soaked wooden skewers, discarding any excess marinade.
3. Place skewers on a greased grill over medium-high heat; close lid and grill, turning once, until shrimp are pink and pineapple is lightly charred, 4 to 6 minutes. Remove to platter; sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds.
PER SERVING: 110 calories, 7 g protein, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 17 g carbohydrates, 2 g fibre, 43 mg cholesterol, 136 mg sodium