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Barbecued Shrimp On A Skewer

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Ingredients
  Onion soup mix/Onion mushroom soup mix 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Canned whole peeled tomatoes 14 1⁄2 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
  Vegetable oil/Olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dry white wine/Vermouth 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Basil leaves 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), chopped
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Peppercorns 1 Teaspoon
  Large shrimp 2 Pound, uncooked
  Cooked ham 4 , cut into thin strips
  Parsley 1 Tablespoon, finely chopped
Directions

GETTING READY
1)In large bowl, combine onion soup mix, tomatoes, reserved liquid, oil, wine, basil, lemon juice and peppercorns and whisk with a fork.
2) To this marinade, shrimp and toss well
3) Cover the bowl with cling film and place in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours, tossing the shrimp occassionlly until well marinated.

MAKING
4) Drain the shrimp and reserve the marinade.
5)On skewers, alternately thread shrimp with ham strips, weaving ham around shrimp.
6)Grill shrimp on a barbecue or broil them in the oven, turning and basting frequently with reserved marinade, until tender and lightly charred
7)Add the remaining marinade into a saucepan and bring to a boil, then simmer for 2 minutes and stir in parsley.

SERVING
8)Serve shrimp kabobs with the dipping sauce or, if desired, arrange skewers over hot cooked rice and top with sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Barbecue
Ingredient: 
Shrimp
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1322 Calories from Fat 677

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 76 g116.3%

Saturated Fat 20.5 g102.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 579.7 mg193.2%

Sodium 3106.4 mg129.4%

Total Carbohydrates 29 g9.7%

Dietary Fiber 3.1 g12.2%

Sugars 4.5 g

Protein 117 g233.1%

Vitamin A 32.6% Vitamin C 35.8%

Calcium 24.8% Iron 49.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Barbecued Shrimp On A Skewer Recipe