With a flavorful marinade of teriyaki, lime zest and juice, garlic, ginger, and cilantro, these grilled shrimp skewers are delicious on their own. Add a creamy peanut dipping sauce, and it takes them over the edge!. Shrimp skewers with peanut sauce make a great appetizer, or a perfect main course when paired with rice and a vegetable. This is a vibrant, fresh and flavorful spin on grilled shrimp.
Course Appetizer, dinner, lunch, Main Course
Keyword peanut sauce, shrimp skewers
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 15minutes
Servings 6skewers and 1/3 cup sauce
grill pan or outdoor grill
1lbshrimpuncooked, peeled, deveined
1/2red onioncut into chunks
For the Marinade
1inchginger rootpeeled, minced (or use about 1 teaspoon from the squeeze tube)
1limezest and juice
For the Peanut Sauce
1/3cuppowdered peanut butter
1tspchili garlic saucecan sub: sriracha
2tbsprice wine vinegar
Combine the marinade ingredients and toss the shrimp in with the marinade.
This mixture can sit for a couple of minutes, or for up to half an hour prior to cooking.
Note: if using an outdoor grill, soak your skewers for half an hour. If using a grill pan, this step is not necessary.
Skewer one chunk of red onion, followed by the shrimp (4-6 pieces depending on size), and followed by another chunk of red onion at the end.
Repeat this step for all six skewers.
Spray the grill pan with non-stick cooking spray, and cook the shrimp for a couple of minutes per side or until firm and opaque.
For the dipping sauce, combine all ingredients until creamy.
WW Points (for 1 skewer and 1 tablespoon of sauce):