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Grilled Curried Shrimp and Vegetable Kebabs with Cucumber Raita

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Ingredients
For kebabs:
  Fresh cilantro sprigs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm)
  Red curry paste 1 Tablespoon (Prepared Red Curry Paste)
  Olive oil 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Large shrimp 1 1⁄4 Pound, peeled and deveined
  Button mushrooms 8
  Red bell peppers 3 , cut into 1 1/2 inch pieces
  Onions 3 Medium, cut into wedges and wedges separated into pieces
  Zucchini 1 Medium, cut into 1/4-thick half-moon slices
For raita
  Fat free plain yogurt/Soy alternative 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Grated cucumber 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped fresh cilantro 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Directions

To make the kebabs: In a food processor, combine the cilantro, lemon juice, water, garlic, curry paste, oil, and salt.
Process until smooth.
Divide the mixture between 2 medium bowls.
Add the shrimp to one bowl and toss to coat.
Add the mushrooms, peppers, onions, and zucchini to the other bowl and toss to coat.
Coat a grill rack or broiler-pan rack with olive-oil cooking spray.
Preheat the grill to medium or preheat the broiler.
Thread the shrimp onto 4 metal skewers.
On each of 4 additional skewers, alternately thread the mushrooms, bell peppers, onions, and zucchini.
Place the vegetable skewers on the rack and cook for 7 minutes per side, turning once, or until tender and lightly charred.
While the vegetables are cooking, place the shrimp skewers on the rack and cook for 5 minutes, turning once, or until opaque.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Barbecue
Ingredient: 
Shrimp
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 163 Calories from Fat 25

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.4%

Saturated Fat 0.47 g2.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 108.3 mg36.1%

Sodium 337.7 mg14.1%

Total Carbohydrates 16 g5.4%

Dietary Fiber 2.9 g11.6%

Sugars 7.8 g

Protein 18 g36.1%

Vitamin A 37.2% Vitamin C 127.2%

Calcium 7.3% Iron 15.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Grilled Curried Shrimp And Vegetable Kebabs With Cucumber Raita Recipe