Grilled Shrimp and Citrus Skewers are easy and tasty pick-up appetizers to offer your party guests. These zesty shrimp are grilled with bell peppers and orange and lemon wedges and served with a jarred romesco sauce.Shrimp is much lower in saturated fat than red meat.


Credit: John Kernick; Stylist: Alistar Turnbull/Pat Bates and Associates

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Makes 12 servings (serving size: 1 skewer and 1 tablespoon sauce)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a large bowl, stir together zest, chili powder, and sea salt. Add shrimp to bowl with spice mixture and toss until well coated. Cover and refrigerate, at least 30 minutes.

  • Alternately thread shrimp, citrus wedges, and peppers on 12 (10-inch) skewers (there should be several per skewer).

  • Heat the grill to medium-high.

  • Place the skewers on grill. Grill, turning occasionally, until shrimp are pink and peppers are slightly charred (3-5 minutes). Transfer skewers to serving platter. Serve shrimp with romesco sauce.

Nutrition Facts

134 calories; fat 7.9g; saturated fat 1.8g; mono fat 3.5g; poly fat 0.8g; protein 11g; carbohydrates 5g; fiber 2g; cholesterol 95mg; sodium 651mg; calcium 69mg.