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Creamy Shrimp Skewers

We love seafood in my house. Fish is a weekly staple around here. Shrimp is a favorite too, but it’s eaten less often. Living in a land locked state sort of hinders our ability to get nice, fresh seafood regularly. ¬†However, seafood lends itself well to freezer meals, and these shrimp skewers are no exception. These can be as spicy as you’d like them to be, just add more Sriracha. The sweet chili sauce has a nice sweet-hot garlicky flavor that is outstanding. These are definitely a keeper, and they will be made again……soon.

Creamy Shrimp Skewers

Author/Source:

Heather @ onceamonthmeals.com; adapted from Key Ingredient

Ingredients:

  • 2.5 Tablespoons light mayonnaise
  • 2 Tablespoons scallions, finely chopped
  • 1.5 Tablespoons Thai sweet chili sauce
  • 0.5 teaspoons Sriracha sauce
  • 40 large shrimp, raw, peeled and deveined
  • black pepper, to taste
  • 8 wooden skewers
  • cooking spray

Directions:

Soak wooden skewers in water for at least 20 minutes. Combine the mayonnaise, scallions, sweet chili sauce and Sriracha sauce in a small bowl. Set aside. Season shrimp with black pepper. Thread 5 shrimp on each skewer.  Heat a clean, lightly oiled grill to medium heat. When the grill is hot, add the shrimp, grilling on both sides 6-8 minutes total cooking time or until the shrimp is opaque and cooked through. Set shrimp aside and quickly brush sauce onto the shrimp.

Freezing Directions:

After skewering the shrimp, place skewers in gallon freezer bag, taking care not to poke holes in the bag with the skewer ends. Place sauce in quart bag. Place quart bag into gallon bag with shrimp, label and freeze. TO SERVE: Thaw. Proceed with grilling instructions.

Servings: 4

Nutritional Info:

1 serving = 2 skewers, 140 Calories, 4.7g Fat, 18.5g Protein, 4.2g Carbs, .1g Fiber, WW Points Plus = 3

**conversion chart image provided by Erik Spiekermann

4 Responses to “Creamy Shrimp Skewers”

  1. Mendy Warwick says:

    Do you think I could swap the mayo for sour cream instead. We don’t buy anything closely resembling mayo. Hubby has a serious gag reflex just at the sight or smell of it.

  2. sarah wight says:

    To prevent the skewer ends from poking a hole in the bag, ball up some plastic wrap and add to each end–you could double that protection with some aluminum foil balls too.

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