Grilled Honey-Lime Shrimp with Summer Vegetables

Something I came up with to use some of the abundant summer squash and peppers we have at the moment.

Grilled Honey-Lime Shrimp with Summer Vegetables

FOR MARINADE
1/2 cup chicken broth
1 large lime — juice and zest
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro
1 tablespoon ginger
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
2 jalapeno peppers, minced
FOR KABOBS
1 pound cleaned shrimp (up to
1-1/2 pounds)
1 red bell pepper — cut in 1 1/2″ pieces
1 yellow bell pepper — cut in 1 1/2″ pieces
1 medium onion — cut in 1 1/2″ pieces
1 zucchini — cut in 1/2″ slices
1 yellow squash –cut in 1/2″ slices

Blend together oil, lime juice, lime zest, honey, cilantro, ginger, salt and pepper and jalapeno.

Divide marinade, reserving 1/4 cup for basting.

Marinate shrimp and vegetables together for 1 hour, turning occasionally.


Skewer shrimp and vegetables
alternately on heatproof skewers.

Grill on oiled, heated grill, about 7 minutes per side,
basting with reserved marinade.

Serve with rice cooked in water along with
extra marinade added to cooking water .

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7 Comments (+add yours?)

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  2. cooknkate
    Jul 10, 2008 @ 10:14:18

    wow, that looks amazing! nicely done!

    That photo is so good that I can just smell and taste the succulence. I just love simple dishes like this, so chock full of bounty. Any leftovers to share???

    Reply

  3. Sue (coffeepot)
    Jul 10, 2008 @ 12:58:13

    sure Kate come on over!

    Reply

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  7. Sophie
    Oct 09, 2008 @ 12:22:36

    What a pretty dish! A great recipe for using up that Summer squash — looks so flavorful :). I would love to feature your recipe on our blog and the Demy, the first and only digital recipe reader. Please email sophiekiblogger@gmail.com if you’re interested. Thanks!

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