Popular in Recipes

Ginger Shrimp Skewers

Peapod-wrapped shrimp is placed on skewers with mandarin oranges for this fresh, low-fat appetizer.

Oops, we're sorry. Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Oops, we're sorry. Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Share your take on this idea!
Upload your photo here.
CLOSE
3.0 by 3 people
4,326 views
Rate me!
  • Yields: 8 appetizers
  • Prep: 30 mins
  • Marinate: 1 hr to 2 hrs

Ginger Shrimp Skewers

Directions

  1. Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Peel and devein shrimp, leaving tails intact (if desired). In a large saucepan, bring the water to boiling. Add shrimp. Cover and simmer for 1 to 3 minutes or until shrimp are opaque. Drain. Rinse shrimp with cold water; drain.
  2. Place shrimp in a resealable plastic bag set in a shallow bowl. Add the orange peel, orange juice, vinegar, oil, ginger, salt, cayenne pepper, and garlic to bag. Seal bag; turn to coat shrimp. Marinate in the refrigerator for 1 to 2 hours.
  3. Place pea pods in a steamer basket over boiling water. Cover and steam for 2 to 3 minutes or just until tender. Rinse with cold water; drain.
  4. Drain shrimp, discarding marinade. Wrap each shrimp with a pea pod. On each of eight 6-inch skewers, thread two wrapped shrimp and one mandarin orange section. If desired, serve with soy sauce.

From the Test Kitchen

Make-Ahead Directions:

Prepare as directed in Step 1. Place shrimp in an airtight container; seal. Chill for up to 24 hours. Continue as directed in Step 2 through 4.

Nutrition Facts (Ginger Shrimp Skewers)

  • Per serving:
  • 44 kcal cal.,
  • 1 g fat
  • (0 g sat. fat,
  • 48 mg chol.,
  • 58 mg sodium,
  • 2 g carb.,
  • 0 g fiber,
  • 7 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Comments

Oops, we're sorry. Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Oops, we're sorry. Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Share your take on this idea!
Upload your photo here.
CLOSE

Similar Recipes

close
close
close
close
close

Loading... Please wait...

I Did It!
Share on Facebook
Uh oh! Please pick a jpg at least 600x600px.
Share on Facebook
Uh oh! Your photo failed to upload. Please try again or visit your profile.
No one has shared their photo yet.
close

Add My Photo close