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Asian Vegetable Skewers

ASIAN MARINATED VEGETABLE SKEWERS

Grilling veggies is great fun, not to mention healthy and easy! These grilled vegetables skewers are perfect to add a tasty and colorful side to grilled chicken breast, steak or fish.
Prep Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8 serving
Calories 101 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes
  • 1 lb button mushrooms
  • 1 red onion (cut into chunks)
  • 1 yellow squash (cut into chunks)
  • 1 green zucchini (cut into chunks)
  • 1 each red, green and yellow bell pepper (cut into chunks)
  • 2 tbsp toasted sesame seed oil
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • 4-6 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 inch fresh ginger (grated)
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, whisk together the sesame seed oil, soy sauce, honey, garlic and ginger.
  2. In a large Ziploc bag, combine the vegetables and the marinade ingredients.
  3. Shake the bags to coat the vegetables with the marinade.
  4. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes, or up to 12 hours. Turn the bags once if marinating for 30 minutes, or several times if marinating longer.
  5. Preheat the grill to medium high.
  6. Soak wooden skewers in water for 10 minutes.
  7. Thread the vegetables onto the skewers. Reserve the marinade.
  8. Grill the skewers for 8-12 minutes, until the vegetables are tender. Brush the vegetables with the marinade each time they are turned. Serve hot.

Recipe Notes

Entire recipe makes 8 servings

Serving size is about 2 skewers

Each serving = 1 Point*

*based only on ingredients with an SP Freestyle value

Nutrition Facts
ASIAN MARINATED VEGETABLE SKEWERS
Amount Per Serving
Calories 101 Calories from Fat 35
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.9g 6%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 3%
Sodium 278mg 12%
Potassium 546mg 16%
Total Carbohydrates 15.8g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2.7g 11%
Sugars 10.3g
Protein 3.9g 8%
Calcium 2%
Iron 13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.