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Glazed Shrimp Kabobs

Ingredients
  Large shrimp 1 Pound (14-16 per pound)
  Lime wedges/Lemon wedges 12
  Apricot preserves 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Orange juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Honey 2 Tablespoon
  Corn starch 2 Tablespoon
  Hot pepper sauce 2 Drop
  Dried mint 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Thaw shrimp if frozen
2. Peel raw shrimp leaving tails on
3. Remove sand veins and wash

MAKING
4. Thread the following on metal or bamboo skewers which have been soaked a few minutes in water, a lime or lemon wedges, 2 shrimp, and another citrus wedge
5. Cover the tails of the shrimp with aluminium foil
6. Place kabobs on a tray, cover and refrigerate until ready to cook
7. To prepare glaze, combine preserves, orange and lemon juice, honey, cornstarch, and hot pepper sauce , stir until no cornstarch lumps remain
8. Cook, stirring constanting until mixture thickens slightly
Simmer 3 to 4 minutes
9. To broil kabobs place on well-greased broiler pan, brush with sauce and sprinkle with mint
10. Broil about 4 inches from source of heat for 5 minutes, then
turn, brush with sauce and sprinkle with mint
11. Broil 4 to 5 minutes longer or until shrimp turns pink and is lightly browned
12. Remove foil from tails

SERVING
13. Serve with remaining sauce

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Oceanian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Broiled
Ingredient: 
Shrimp
Interest: 
Healthy
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 243 Calories from Fat 19

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g3.2%

Saturated Fat 0.39 g2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 172.4 mg57.5%

Sodium 171.7 mg7.2%

Total Carbohydrates 33 g11.1%

Dietary Fiber 0.94 g3.8%

Sugars 18.8 g

Protein 24 g47%

Vitamin A 8.4% Vitamin C 49.1%

Calcium 7.8% Iron 19.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Glazed Shrimp Kabobs Recipe