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Barbecued Shrimp & Peach Kabobs

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. Grill: 10 min.

Makes

4 servings

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
Barbecued Shrimp & Peach Kabobs Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon ground ancho chile 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

Directions

  1. 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.
  2. 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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