Grilled Shrimp and Apple Skewers


Shrimp and apples are marinated in a sweet and spicy sauce, then skewered and grilled. Serve over white rice, noodles, or a mixed green salad.

Original recipe makes 8 skewers


3 tablespoons honey
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
1 tablespoon strawberry jam
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1 clove garlic, minced
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 teaspoons white sugar
2 Gala apples, cored and cut into eighths
16 jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • PREP

    20 mins

  • COOK

    10 mins


    1 hr


  1. Whisk together the honey, olive oil, basil, strawberry jam, red pepper flakes, garlic, red wine vinegar, lemon juice and white sugar in a small bowl. Place the apples and shrimp into a large resealable plastic bag. Pour the marinade over the shrimp and apples, seal the bag, and shake to coat; refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat.
  3. Thread the shrimp and apples alternately on 4 metal or soaked wooden skewers. Discard the remaining marinade.
  4. Cook the skewers on the preheated grill until the shrimp are opaque, about 5 minutes per side.


Calories: 307 kcal
Carbohydrates: 29.1 g
Cholesterol: 213 mg
Fat: 11.5 g
Fiber: 1.8 g
Protein: 23.2 g
Sodium: 247 mg