Grilled Shrimp & Asparagus Skewers

These shrimp skewers are the perfect grill food. If you’re using wooden skewers instead of metal, be sure to soak them for an hour before grilling so they don’t burn.

 

 

Healthy Mother's Day Brunch grilled shrimp
Grilled Shrimp & Asparagus Skewers
Grilled Shrimp & Asparagus Skewers
Servings
8skewers
Servings
8skewers
Ingredients
Servings: skewers
Units:
Ingredients
Servings: skewers
Units:
Instructions
  1. Preheat grill to medium-high.
  2. In a small pot, boil some water and blanch asparagus for two minutes. Remove and cool under cold water. Cut each into three pieces. Spear one piece of asparagus on a skewer, followed by shrimp, cherry tomato, asparagus, shrimp and finally asparagus. Repeat for each skewer.
  3. Brush with olive oil, and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Grill for two minutes on each side, or until shrimp is pink. Remove from grill, squeeze lemon juice overtop and sprinkle with chili flakes.
Recipe Notes

Per skewer: 35 calories, 3 g protein, 2 g fat (0 g saturated fat), 2 g carbohydrates, 1 g fibre, 18 mg cholesterol, 19 mg sodium

Originally Published in Best Health Canada