Brown Sugar and Lime-Glazed Shrimp and Pineapple Kebabs

  • Yield 4 servings

A little sweet, a little sticky, a little spicy… Oh! And kids will love them too!

Brown Sugar and Lime-Glazed Shrimp
Teresa Blackburn

Coconut rice would make a great side.

Ingredients

3 tablespoons dark brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon finely grated lime rind
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
4 teaspoons butter
1 tablespoon minced fresh gingerroot
2 teaspoons minced, seeded jalapeno
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 fresh pineapple, peeled and cut into chunks
2 teaspoons peanut oil
8 (8- to 10-inch) bamboo skewers, soaked in water at least 30 minutes
Lime wedges

Instructions

  1. Combine brown sugar,  lime juice, butter, ginger,  jalapeno and salt in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes, until syrupy.
  2. Toss shrimp and pineapple with peanut oil. Arrange 4 or 5 shrimp on each skewer, with pineapple chunks in between.
  3. Prepare grill. Grill skewers 2 minutes on each side, brushing with glaze.
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