shrimp skewers

Skewered Shrimp, Chicken, and Pineapple (Serves: 8)


For skewers:

  • 12 large shrimp (31-40 count, about 6 ounces) cleaned, de-veined, tails on
  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into 1-1/2 inch cubes
  • 2 cups pineapple chunks
  • 2 tablespoons pineapple juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • Wooden skewers, soaked in water

For sauce:

  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 dash pepper

Cooking Instructions:

To prepare skewers:

  • Thread shrimp, chicken, and pineapple on water-soaked wooden skewers, alternating shrimp and chicken with pineapple chunks. Place in shallow dish and sprinkle with pineapple juice.
  • Heat grill to medium. Place skewers on grill surface and sprinkle with garlic salt.
  • Cook 2 to 3 minutes per side until shrimp turn pink and chicken is completely cooked through. Remove from grill to a serving platter.

To prepare sauce:

  • Dissolve cornstarch in lemon juice.
  • In a small saucepan, stir together orange juice, honey, and pepper. Bring to a boil and stir in cornstarch mixture.
  • Cook 2 to 3 minutes until thickened. Remove from heat.
  • Serve skewers with dipping sauce.

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