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Grilled Shrimp and Scallop Kabobs

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Paired with healthy veggies, this seafood on a stick is backyard kabob grilling at its best.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

3
tablespoons lemon juice
1
tablespoon olive or canola oil
1
tablespoon chopped fresh thyme leaves or 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
3/4
pound sea scallops
12
uncooked large shrimp in shells
8
medium whole fresh mushrooms, (about 6 ounces)
8
cherry tomatoes
1
medium zucchini, (about 1 inch in diameter), cut into 1-inch slices

Directions

  • 1 Heat coals or gas grill for direct heat.
  • 2 Mix lemon juice, oil, thyme, salt and pepper. Cut scallops in half if over 1 inch in diameter.
  • 3 Thread scallops, shrimp, mushrooms, tomatoes and zucchini alternately on each of four 10-inch metal skewers. Brush with lemon juice mixture.
  • 4 Grill uncovered 4 inches from medium heat 10 to 15 minutes, brushing frequently with lemon juice mixture and turning once, until scallops are white and shrimp are pink and firm. Discard any remaining lemon juice mixture.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take:

  • Calories 130
  • Fat 4 1/2g
  • Saturated Fat 1/2g
  • Sodium 610mg

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
130
(
Calories from Fat
40),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
55mg
55%;
Sodium
610mg
610%;
Total Carbohydrate
8g
8%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
15g
15%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Did You Know?

Expert Tips

Leaving a little space between the shrimp, scallops and vegetables will help your kabobs cook more evenly.

The exact heat of the grill or coals, as well as the outside temperature and wind, can affect your grilling time. Keep a close eye on those kabobs--they may be done before you know it!

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We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 09/26/2012. NOTE: We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations. If concerned about gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian or vegan status, always read ingredient labels to make sure each recipe ingredient meets requirements. Products and ingredient sources can change.

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
130
(
Calories from Fat
40),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
55mg
55%;
Sodium
610mg
610%;
Total Carbohydrate
8g
8%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
15g
15%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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