Add a touch of spice to your weeknight meals with this low-fat and fiery recipe. These succulent shrimp skewers are full of flavor and are perfect for a weeknight dinner. Marinated with a fiery spice blend, these skewers are charred to perfection on the grill, resulting in an enticing smoky aroma. The combination of juicy shrimp and fiery spices creates a delicious experience that will leave you wanting more. With the added benefit of being a low-fat dish, these fiery shrimp skewers are a guilt-free treat that will satisfy your taste buds and spice up your meals.
- 250 g raw king prawns
- 250 g punnet-shaped cherry tomatoes
- 295g bottle of Levi Roots Fiery Guava Dip or 190g bottle of sweet chili sauce
- Juice 1 large lime
- 1 sprig of thyme, leaves picked
- Alternately thread shrimp and tomatoes onto 8 skewers until all are filled.
- Place the skewers in a shallow tray or baking dish.
- Mix the fiery guava or sweet chili dipping sauce with the lime juice and thyme leaves.
- Pour the sauce mixture over the skewers.
- Let the skewers marinate in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
- Place the shrimp on a baking sheet.
- Place the tray under a hot grill or over the grill.
- Cook the shrimp for about 10 minutes, turning and basting occasionally.
- Once the shrimp are cooked, serve with an additional pot of fiery guava sauce for dipping.
Fiery shrimp skewers
Equipment and tools
The following equipment and tools are recommended for preparing Fiery shrimp skewers:
- Grill or grill
- cutting board
Please note the following allergen information:
- Shellfish: king prawns
- May contain: Gluten (if using sweet chili sauce)
Storage and leftovers
To store leftover fiery shrimp skewers:
- Allow the skewers to cool completely.
- Transfer them to an airtight container.
- Store in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
Health Benefits of Fiery Shrimp Skewers
Fiery shrimp skewers not only taste delicious, they are also good for your health. The combination of shrimp, cherry tomatoes, Levi Roots Fiery Guava Dip, lime juice and thyme leaves provides a wealth of nutrients that promote overall wellness. Let’s delve deeper into the health benefits of each ingredient:
Shrimp are a low-fat source of protein and rich in vitamins and minerals. They provide important nutrients such as vitamin B12, selenium and omega-3 fatty acids. These nutrients support brain function, cardiovascular health and promote a strong immune system.
2. Cherry Tomatoes:
Cherry tomatoes are full of antioxidants, including lycopene, which gives them their bright red color. Lycopene has been linked to a reduced risk of heart disease and certain cancers. In addition, cherry tomatoes are a good source of vitamins A and C, which support vision and skin health and strengthen the immune system.
3. Levi Roots Fiery Guava Dipping Sauce:
Levi Roots Fiery Guava Dipping Sauce adds a touch of flavor to the shrimp skewers. Although it enhances the flavor, it is important to note that this sauce should be enjoyed in moderation due to its high sugar and sodium content.
4. Lime Juice:
Freshly squeezed lime juice not only gives the skewers a tangy taste, but also provides a decent amount of vitamin C. Vitamin C is an essential nutrient that strengthens the immune system, promotes collagen formation and helps the body absorb iron.
5. Thyme Leaves:
The thyme leaves not only provide a pleasant aroma, but also offer various health benefits. Thyme is rich in antioxidants and has anti-inflammatory properties. It can help improve digestion, improve respiratory health, and support the immune system.
By combining these ingredients, fiery shrimp skewers not only satisfy your taste buds, but also provide a range of nutrients that support your overall health. Remember to enjoy them in moderation and as part of a balanced diet!