Lemony Scampi Kabobs

Serve colorful kabobs of shrimp, red pepper, and zucchini brushed with lemon butter sauce for your next barbecue.

Lemony Scampi Kabobs
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Makes:
4 servings
Serving Size:
2 skewers
Prep:
25 mins
Grill:
8 mins to 12 mins
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Lemony Scampi Kabobs

Ingredients
1
pound fresh or frozen large shrimp in shells
2
small zucchini, cut into 3/4-inch slices (2 cups)
1
large red sweet pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces (about 1-1/2 cups)
1
clove garlic, minced
2
tablespoons margarine or butter
2
tablespoons lemon juice
1/4
teaspoon ground red pepper
1/8
teaspoon salt
 
Lemon wedges (optional)

Directions

  1. Thaw shrimp, if frozen.
  2. Peel shrimp leaving tails intact. Devein shrimp; rinse and pat dry. Set aside.
  3. Cook zucchini in a small amount of lightly salted boiling water for 2 minutes; drain. On eight 12-inch skewers, alternately thread shrimp, zucchini, and red sweet pepper.
  4. In a small saucepan cook garlic in margarine or butter. Stir in lemon peel, lemon juice, ground red pepper, and salt. Set aside.
  5. Grill kabobs directly over hot coals for 5 minutes. Brush kabobs with lemon mixture. Turn kabobs and brush again. Grill for 3 to 7 minutes more or until shrimp turn opaque. Serve with lemon wedges, if desired. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Lemony Scampi Kabobs)
    Per serving:
  • 134 kcal cal.,
  • 7 g fat
  • (1 g sat. fat,
  • 131 mg chol.,
  • 285 mg sodium,
  • 4 g carb.,
  • 15 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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