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Pineapple Honey Grilled Shrimp

Pineapple Honey Grilled ShrimpRecipe courtesy of Florida Agriculture Bureau of Seafood and Aquaculture.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 1/2 pounds Florida shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 cup pineapple chunks

2 tablespoons fresh Florida lime juice
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons Florida honey
1 tablespoon Florida garlic, minced
2 teaspoons soy sauce

Cooking Directions:

  1. Arrange shrimp and pineapple chunks on wooden skewers and place in a flat bottom glass casserole dish.
  2. For Marinade: In a small bowl, combine lime juice, oil, honey, garlic and soy sauce, reserving 1 ounce for basting during cooking. Pour the remaining marinade over shrimp skewers. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  3. Place skewers on grill about 6-inch from coals or gas flame. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes on each side until shrimp are opaque and pineapple begins to brown; baste with reserved marinade before turning.
  4. Serve with grilled vegetables.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 340; Calories From Fat: 91; Total Fat: 10g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 259mg; Total Carbs: 25g; Protein: 35g.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Florida Agriculture Bureau of Seafood and Aquaculture.