Grilled Shrimp and Veggie Skewers
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Grilled shrimp and veggie skewers are one of the healthiest and most delicious ways to enjoy some succulent seafood and fresh vegetables with a spark of smoky charred flavors. Whether you're looking for a wholesome weekday meal or a classy BBQ party dish, this recipe is sure to impress your taste buds and guests alike. Shrimp is an excellent source of high-quality protein, low-fat contents, and multiple nutrients like selenium, vitamin B12, and zinc. Additionally, pairing it with vegetables like bell peppers, zucchini, and onions not only adds more fiber, vitamins, and antioxidants to your meal but also enhances the taste and texture of the dish.
8 bamboo skewers
1 lb large shrimp, peeled and deveined, leaving tails on.
1 large yellow onion
2 red, green or yellow bell peppers
4 tbsp grapeseed oil
1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
3 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
- 2 tsp Himalayan pink sea salt
pepper to taste
Soak bamboo skewers the night before, or at least 1 hour ahead so they won’t burn on the grill
Preheat grill on high setting
Prepare the onion and peppers by first cutting in half crosswise, and then cutting each half vertically into four sections. Break each of the onion pieces into two by separating layers in the middle
Mix the grape seed oil, vinegar, lemon juice, salt and pepper
Toss onions, peppers and shrimp with the seasoning, coating evenly
Load the skewers by alternating shrimp, onions and peppers
When grill is ready, place the skewers onto it, turning once, until cooked evenly and thoroughly
- Eat-up and enjoy!
This dish goes great with a mixed greens side salad! Feel free to get adventurous and add other level 1 approved vegetables to the skewers!