Shrimp Skewers Recipe, Caribbean Style – 1 Point Value
Here’s another tasty Weight Watchers Momentum Plan Recipe to try out ASAP! It’s a fabulous Shrimp Skewer Recipe that is so deliciously zesty and flavorful, you’ll be making this dish again and again! And with just 1 Weight Watchers Point per serving, you can enjoy a few of these Shrimp Kabobs with absolutely no guilt. Each shrimp skewer is loaded with tons of protein and fiber, so they should help you feel full longer, and with the Point Value being so low, you can eat a lot of them — this is what makes this dish such a perfect Weight Watcher Recipe for anyone following the new Momentum Plan. Crushed red pepper gives this citrus shrimp basting mixture a zesty twist and a Caribbean flair. Feel free to add a little extra red pepper if you like more heat! This is definitely a dish you must add to your collection of Weight Watchers Recipes! And it’s perfect to make for holiday BBQ’s parties as well!
Caribbean Style Shrimp Skewers Recipe
- 2 1/2 tsp olive oil, divided
- 2 tbsp minced onion
- 1 medium garlic clove, minced
- 1 tsp lime zest
- 3 tbsp fresh lime juice
- 1 1/2 tbsp cilantro, chopped
- 3/4 small crushed red pepper flakes
- 4 medium sized zucchinis, sliced into 1/2” slices
- 4 red bell pepper, chopped into bite size pieces
- 1/4 tsp Kosher salt
- 36 large shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails intact (about 1 pound)
- 1 1/2 medium limes, cut into 12 wedges
- 1 spray non fat cooking spray
Heat 1 teaspoon olive oil in a small skillet. Add onion and garlic; saute 3 minutes or until onion is tender.
Combine onion mixture, remaining 11?2 teaspoons olive oil, lime zest and next four ingredients in a small bowl.
Thread three shrimp and one lime wedge onto 12 (6-inch) skewers, and intersperse shrimp with alternating pieces of zucchini and red bell pepper. Brush with lime juice mixture. Place on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 6 minutes on each side or until shrimp turn pink. Makes 12 servings.
Serving size is 1 skewer
Each serving = 1 Weight Watchers Point