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It's summer time, hot and humid. Barbecue weather is here and we are set to have great out door meals. In this dish I like to use an orange and habanero bbq sauce but any kind of bbq sauce will work, use your favorite. This dish is quick and easy to make and always gets great reviews from family and friends. Served with steamed rice and a fresh berry salad or watermelon slices for a nice light meal.
- 16 shrimp, jumbo, raw, thawed, peeled, tail left on
- 1⁄8 cup barbecue sauce (your preference)
- 4 skewers, large (metal or wooden)
- 1⁄4 sweet onion, quartered and layers separated
- 16 pieces mangoes, ripe, peeled, cut into 3/4 inch pieces
- 1 lime, small, cut into 4 wedges
- 1⁄2 tablespoon oil
- 1⁄4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (may use fresh ground black pepper if desired)
- 2 tablespoons green onions, finely chopped
- 2 tablespoons cilantro, finely chopped
- Put bbq on high.
- In a bowl combine the shrimp and bbq sauce, coat evenly.
- Build the skewers with the shrimp, onion and mango alternating the ingredients as you go, topping the skewers with the lime wedge.
- Lightly brush the skewer with the oil and season with the red pepper flakes.
- Grill the skewers for 2 - 3 minutes per side, your preference until shrimp are opaque.
- Remove from heat and garnish with the green onions and cilantro to serve.
these are very good and easy plus low cal - with a tossed salad it was a very healthy supper.. Thanks for sharing!