Servings: 8

Easy Pesto Shrimp Skewers On The Grill

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
These pesto shrimp skewers are made on the grill and taste amazing! Serve them as an appetizer or a light meal. They are perfect for a party!
pesto shrimp skewers
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Ingredients

For the shrimp:

  • 1 to 1 1/2 pound jumbo shrimp — , deveined
  • 1/2 cup pesto sauce
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 tsp lime juice

Other:

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl combine pesto, salt, pepper and lime juice. Add shrimp, cover and marinate for 30 minutes.
  2. Soak wooden skewers in cold water for 15 minutes.
  3. Thread lime, shrimp and tomato onto skewers.
  4. Preheat a gas grill to medium low heat. Glean grates and lightly grease them.
  5. Cook for 3-4 minutes per side, turning once, until shrimp is no longer pink.
  6. Serve.

Recipe Notes

Makes between 7-10 skewers, depending on the size of the shrimp and if you are going to be using tomatoes and lime slices to garnish.
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American

Nutrition Information

Calories: 74, Fat: 5g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 3mg, Sodium: 225mg, Potassium: 106mg, Carbohydrates: 5g, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 1g, Protein: 1g, Vitamin A: 610%, Vitamin C: 12.4%, Calcium: 37%, Iron: 0.3%