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Lime Shrimp Skewers

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Lime Shrimp Skewers
SERVES
4
COOK TIME
4 Min

Are you ready to take shrimp to a higher level? This fresh lime glaze that gets slathered on each shrimp skewer is what sets Lime Shrimp Skewers apart from any other shrimp kebabs you've had.

What You'll Need

  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined, with tails left on
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

What to Do

  1. Equally divide the shrimp among the skewers; place on a plate and set aside.
     
  2. In a medium saucepan, combine remaining ingredients over medium heat until butter is melted, stirring constantly.
     
  3. Remove 1/2 cup sauce mixture and use it to brush over both sides of shrimp skewers; set aside sauce remaining in saucepan.
     
  4. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat; add shrimp skewers and cook 2 minutes.
     
  5. Brush shrimp with any sauce remaining from 1/2 cup used to brush on skewers. Cook shrimp 2 to 3 more minutes, or until pink and fully cooked. Remove skewers to a platter.
     
  6. Heat reserved sauce in saucepan then pour over shrimp skewers. Serve immediately.

Garnishing Tip

This looks extra-tropical garnished with slices of lime.

Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 4

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 340
  • Calories from Fat 208
  • Total Fat 23g 36 %
  • Saturated Fat 15g 73 %
  • Trans Fat 0.9g 0 %
  • Protein 0.8g 2 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 63mg 21 %
  • Sodium 360mg 15 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 37g 12 %
  • Dietary Fiber 0.3g 1 %
  • Sugars 35g 0 %

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The number references the approximate count of shrimp to one pound. If the number is 20-30, then there would be 20-30 shrimp to a pound, and they would be larger than the 50-60 count. For skewers, I would always prefer the larger shrimp, so would go with the 20-30 count. The smaller are better for stir fries and gumbo or popcorn shrimp. Hope this helps

At the market there are numbers next to the shrimp...do you know what they mean? I think they might refer to the size but are not sure. What size would you think I should use for this recipe?

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