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Lime Shrimp Kebabs

Lime Shrimp Kebabs


  • 16 large shrimp, uncooked, deveined
  • 3 large limes
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed and peeled
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. fresh cilantro, cleaned and chopped
  • 10 medium cherry tomatoes, rinsed and dried
  • 10 small white-button mushrooms, wiped clean and stems removed


  1. In a glass measuring cup, squeeze limes, yielding 1/4 cup of juice. Add the garlic, pepper, olive oil, and cilantro and stir.
  2. Place the shrimp in a medium bowl and pour the cilantro lime marinade over the shrimp. Let the shrimp marinate for 10 to 15 minutes in the refrigerator.
  3. Alternate cherry tomatoes, mushrooms, and shrimp on four skewers.
  4. Grill the skewers over medium heat for 3 to 4 minutes on each side until the shrimp are just cooked through.

Yield: two servings, about 1 cup per person

Each serving provides: 160 calories, 6 g total fat, 1 g saturated fat, 85 mg cholesterol, 95 mg sodium, 17 g total carbohydrate, 4 g dietary fiber, 5 g sugar, and 15 g protein.