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Barbecued Shrimp & Peach Kabobs

Shrimp grilled with peaches and green onions really sets off fireworks! The spicy seasonings even helped me win a ribbon at a county fair. —Jen Smallwood, Portsmouth, Virginia
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Grill: 10 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon ground ancho chili pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 pound uncooked shrimp (16-20 per pound), peeled and deveined
  • 3 medium peaches, each cut into 8 wedges
  • 8 green onions (light green and white portion only), cut into 2-inch pieces
  • Olive oil-flavored cooking spray
  • Lime wedges


  • Mix brown sugar and seasonings. Place shrimp, peaches and green onions in a large bowl; sprinkle with brown sugar mixture and toss to coat. On four or eight metal or soaked wooden skewers, alternately thread shrimp, peaches and green onions.
  • Lightly spritz both sides of kabobs with cooking spray. Grill, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat 3-4 minutes on each side or until shrimp turn pink. Squeeze lime wedges over kabobs.
Nutrition Facts
1 kabob: 170 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 138mg cholesterol, 289mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 3g fiber), 20g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fruit.

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  • ahmom
    Jun 16, 2015

    I omitted the onions - didn't have them.It was still tasty!

  • aug2295
    Jun 14, 2015

    Very simple to make and I loved the flavor from the peaches!

  • janeenj
    Apr 26, 2015

    This recipe has the hot/sweet flavors I love and is easy enough for a quick & easy weeknight meal for 2. And healthy to boot! I thawed frozen shrimp in warm water, patted dry, tossed in seasonings and threaded shrimp & peaches on separate skewers to control cooking time.