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.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
8 skewers


  • 3 tablespoons honey

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil

  • 1 tablespoon strawberry jam

  • ¼ 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


  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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

307 Calories
12g Fat
29g Carbs
23g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 307
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 213mg 71%
Sodium 247mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 25g
Protein 23g
Vitamin C 8mg 40%
Calcium 51mg 4%
Iron 4mg 20%
Potassium 302mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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