with picture Grilled Shrimp-and-Plum Skewers with Sweet Hoisin Sauce
The ginger gives these kebabs a spicy, peppery bite that's mellowed by the sweet sauce.
12 jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined (about 1 pound) 3 plums, quartered 2 tablespoons minced peeled fresh ginger 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon white or black pepper Sweet Hoisin Sauce Cooking spray 1/4 cup (1 1/2-inch) julienne-cut green onions (optional) 1 lime, quartered (optional)
Prepare grill. Toss shrimp, plums, ginger, olive oil, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Thread 3 shrimp and 3 plum sections alternately onto each of 4 (10-inch) skewers.
Spoon 1/2 cup Sweet Hoisin Sauce into a cup; place remaining sauce in a serving bowl. Place kebabs on a grill rack coated with cooking spray; cook for 4 minutes. Turn kebabs, and brush with about 1/4 cup sauce. Cook 4 minutes. Turn the kebabs; brush with about 1/4 cup sauce. Cook 2 minutes, turning once. Serve remaining 1/2 cup sauce as a dipping sauce. Garnish with onions and lime wedges, if desired.
Totals include Sweet Hoisin Sauce.
Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 kebab and about 2 tablespoons sauce)
CALORIES 220 (26% from fat); FAT 6.4g (satfat 0.9g, monofat 3.2g, polyfat 1.6g); PROTEIN 18.6g; CARBOHYDRATE 21.5g; FIBER 1.5g; CHOLESTEROL 130mg; IRON 2.6mg; SODIUM 800mg; CALCIUM 60mg;
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