Chipotle BBQ Shrimp Skewers

Course: main meals PointsPlus™ Value: 3 Servings: 4 Preparation Time: 20 min Cooking Time: 8 min Level of Difficulty: Easy A quick and easy main course. The chipotle barbecue sauce's heat is mellowed by the sweetness of the orang

Chipotle BBQ Shrimp Skewers

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 3

    Tbsp barbecue sauce, chipotle-variety

  • 2

    Tbsp cilantro, fresh, chopped

  • 1

    tsp orange zest, plus extra for garnish

  • Tbsp fresh orange juice

  • 1

    tsp apple cider vinegar

  • ¼

    tsp Durkee ground cumin, or other brand

  • 1

    pound(s) shrimp, extra large, fresh or thawed frozen, peeled and deveined*

  • 3

    spray(s) cooking spray, divided

  • 2

    Tbsp scallion(s), sliced

Directions

• If using wooden skewers, soak them in water for 20 minutes • Meanwhile, in a large bowl, stir together barbecue sauce, cilantro, orange zest and juice, vinegar and cumin. Add shrimp and toss to coat; let marinate at least 10 minutes. • Off heat, coat grill rack with cooking spray; heat grill. • Thread 5 or 6 shrimp onto each of four 12-inch metal or wooden skewers and brush with sauce remaining in bowl; lightly coat skewers with cooking spray. • Grill skewers, turning as needed, just until shrimp are cooked through, about 6 to 8 minutes. Remove to serving plates or a platter; sprinkle with scallions and orange zest (optional). Yields 1 skewer (5 to 6 shrimp) per serving.


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