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Grilled Watermelon and Shrimp Skewers

Watermelon on the grill? Absolutely. And a Thai basil marinade gives this colorful appetizer a hint of licorice flavor that makes a big impact.

Ingredients

Serves: 13

Serving Size: 2 skewers

Directions
15 mins Prep time 5 mins Cook time
15 mins Prep time
5 mins Cook time
  • Place lime juice, oil, Thai basil, honey and garlic powder in blender or food processor container; cover. Blend or process until basil is finely chopped. Reserve 1/4 of the marinade. Place shrimp in large resealable plastic bag or glass dish. Add remaining marinade; toss to coat well.

  • Refrigerate 15 minutes. Remove shrimp from marinade. Discard any remaining marinade. Thread 1 shrimp and 1 watermelon cube on each skewer so that the watermelon cube is in-between the 2 ends of the shrimp.

  • Grill over medium heat 5 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink, turning occasionally. Serve skewers drizzled with reserved marinade.

Cooking tip

Test Kitchen Tip: Soak bamboo skewers thoroughly in water for at least 30 minutes before threading with shrimp and watermelon. This prevents them from burning when on the grill.

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Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • Calories: 67Cholesterol: 52mg
  • Sodium: 60mgProtein: 6g
  • Total Fat: 3gFiber: 0g
  • Carbohydrate: 4g

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