Sesame Shrimp Skewers

Sesame Shrimp Skewers
Servings: 8 Yield: 8 skewers Prep 15 mins Chill 1 hr Broil 6 mins


  • 1 can (8 ounces) pineapple chunks, packed in juice
  • 1/3 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon rice-wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon plum wine OR: sherry
  • 2 quarter-size pieces peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 green onion, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon dark Asian sesame oil
  • 24 large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 24 cherry tomatoes

Make It

1. Drain canned pineapple, reserving the juice.

2. Combine soy sauce, sugar, vinegar, plum wine, fresh ginger, green onion and oil in a blender or food processor. Whirl until pureed. Transfer marinade to plastic food-storage bag. Add the reserved pineapple juice. Add shrimp; seal and turn the bag to coat shrimp. Refrigerate for 1 hour.

3. Soak eight 12-inch bamboo skewers in water.

4. Heat broiler. Thread shrimp, tomatoes and pineapple on skewers. Place on rack in broiler pan; spoon some marinade over skewers.

5. Broil 3 inches from heat for about 6 minutes or until shrimp are cooked through, turning once and basting again with marinade. Makes 8 skewers.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 8; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 85, Fat, total (g): 1, chol. (mg): 67, carb. (g): 10, pro. (g): 8, sodium (mg): 340, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.