Asian Shrimp Skewers with Pears

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 20 min.
Cook Time: 15 min.
Total: 35 min.
Pears and honey are a sweet compliment to the mix of savory flavors in this Asian-inspired dish.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 2 Tbs sesame oil
  • 1 Tbs ginger, ground
  • 2 tsp garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 2 pears, cored, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 12 cherry tomatoes
  • 36 shrimp, peeled, deveined, 31/40 count
  • 1 green bell pepper, cored, seeded, cut into 12, 1-inch squares
  • 12 skewers

Directions

  • Whisk together honey, soy sauce, sesame oil, ground ginger, garlic and red pepper flakes until blended; set aside.
  • Arrange 3 cubes pear, 3 shrimp, 1 pepper square and 1 cherry tomato on each skewer.
  • Place skewers in large shallow pan. Pour marinade over kabobs and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • Brush grill with oil. Preheat grill.
  • Grill kabobs over medium heat for 3 to 5 minutes on each side until shrimp is cooked.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 208
  Calories from Fat 48 (23%)
(8%)Total Fat 5g
(4%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
(18%)Cholesterol 55mg
(32%)Sodium 767mg
(8%)Potassium 278mg
Total Carbohydrate 34g
(8%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 27g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(18%)Protein 9g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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