Lime Shrimp Kebabs


3 large limes

2 cloves garlic, crushed and peeled

¼ tsp. black pepper

2 tsp. olive oil

2 tbsp. fresh cilantro, cleaned and chopped

16 large shrimp, uncooked, deveined

10 medium cherry tomatoes, rinsed and dried

10 small white-button mushrooms, wiped clean and stems removed


In a glass measuring cup, squeeze limes, yielding ¼ cup of juice. Add the garlic, pepper, olive oil and cilantro, and stir. Place the shrimp in a medium bowl and pour the cilantro lime marinade over the shrimp. Let the shrimp marinate for 10 to 15 minutes in the refrigerator. Alternate cherry tomatoes, mushrooms and shrimp on four skewers. Preheat the grill to medium heat. Grill the skewers for three to four minutes on each side until the shrimp are just cooked through.

Nutrition Facts

Makes two servings. Each serving contains about 118 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 70 mg cholesterol, 322 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrates, 2 g dietary fiber, 4 g sugar, 10 g protein.