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Lemony Scampi Kabobs

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  Large shrimp in shells 1 Pound (fresh / frozen)
  Zucchini 2 Small, cut into 4 inch slices to make 2 cups
  Sweet red pepper 1 Large, cut into 1 inch pieces to make 1 1/2 cups
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Margarine/Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Finely shredded lemon peel 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Ground red pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon

Thaw shrimp, if frozen.
Peel shrimp, leaving tails intact.
Devein shrimp; rinse and pat dry with paper towels.
Set aside.
In a small saucepan cook zucchini in a small amount of boiling, lightly salted water for 2 minutes; drain.
Alternately thread shrimp, zucchini, and sweet pepper onto 8 metal skewers.
In a small saucepan cook garlic in hot margarine or butter until golden brown.
Stir in lemon peel, lemon juice, ground red pepper, and salt.
Set aside.
Place shrimp kabobs on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium coals.
Grill for 8 to 10 minutes or until shrimp turn opaque, turning once and brushing occasionally with lemon mixture during the last half of grilling.
If desired, serve the kabobs with lemon wedges.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 201 Calories from Fat 74

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.7%

Saturated Fat 1.5 g7.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 172.4 mg57.5%

Sodium 242.8 mg10.1%

Total Carbohydrates 7 g2.3%

Dietary Fiber 1.8 g7.1%

Sugars 2.9 g

Protein 24 g48.9%

Vitamin A 34.1% Vitamin C 101.7%

Calcium 7.8% Iron 17.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lemony Scampi Kabobs Recipe