Seriously good eating, Grilled Shrimp and Lemon Kebabs has many Mediterranean roots. Delightfully flavored and oh, so wonderful to consume. A joy from your grill.
Grilled Shrimp and Lemon Kebabs

Grilled Shrimp and Lemon Kebabs
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Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: Greek
Serves: 3
  • 18 extra-large shrimp (the jumbos or colossals!)
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 12 bay leaves
  • 2 lemons; cut into 8 wedges each
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 small garlic clove; minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano
  • salt, to taste
  • freshly-ground black pepper, to taste
  • bamboo skewers; soaked in water (or steel skewers)
  1. Place the shrimp in a bowl and add 2 tablespoons of the olive oil. Toss to coat the shrimp, then drain.
  2. Thread the skewers with the shrimp, lemon wedges and bay leaves, alternating among the three until you've filled the skewer. Set aside until time to grill.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the remaining olive oil, the lemon juice, the garlic and the oregano and season to taste with the salt and pepper.
  4. Grill the shrimp until they are coral and firm to the touch. Transfer to a warmed platter and drizzle with the vinaigrette and serve.
This recipe yields 3 servings.

Exchanges: 0 Vegetable; 1/2 Fruit; 2 1/2 Fat.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 skewer Calories: 132 Fat: 14 g Carbohydrates: 6 g Sodium: 2 mg Fiber: 1 g Protein: 1 g Cholesterol: 0 mg


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