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Spicy Chipotle Shrimp Skewers

Prep Time: 30 min.
Cook Time: 8 min.
Total Time: 40 min.
Servings: 6

What you need

2 teaspoons Reserved Adobo Sauce
1/4 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
2 Chipotle Peppers in Adobo Sauce
1 tablepoon Fresh Cilantro, or more to taste
Rice, cooked
3 Cloves Garlic, minced
1 Lemon, juiced
1 teaspoon Kosher Salt
2 tablespoon Olive Oil
1 tablespoon Paprika
1/2 teaspoon Cracked Black Pepper
4 Pineapple Slices
1/4 teaspoon Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
1 1/2 pounds Fresh Uncooked Medium Shrimp, peeled and deveined
Soaked Wooden or Metal Skewers

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How to do it

1. In a food processor combine the garlic, chipotle peppers, lemon juice, olive oil, paprika, cilantro, kosher salt, black pepper, red pepper flakes, and cayenne pepper. In a large bowl or plastic bag place the cleaned shrimp.

2. Pour the marinade over the shrimp, and mix well to thoroughly coat. Marinate for 20 minutes.Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat.

3. Remove the shrimp from the marinade, and discard the excess. Thread about 6 shrimp per skewer, and grill on the preheated medium-high grill until the shrimp turn pink and opaque in the center, about 2-3 minutes per side.

4. Serve on top of grilled fresh pineapple and your favorite rice!*Remember if using wooden skewers you'll want to soak your skewers in water for up to 60 minutes before grilling!

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Nutrition

Calories
572.5cal ( 28.63% of daily need)
Fat
7.75g ( 11.93% of daily need)
Saturated Fat
1.06g ( 6.63% of daily need)
Carbohydrates
103.64g ( 34.55% of daily need)
Sugar
59.89g ( 66.54% of daily need)
Cholesterol
285.76mg ( 95.25% of daily need)
Sodium
1647.69mg ( 71.64% of daily need)
Protein
28.94g ( 57.88% of daily need)
Vitamin C
296.21mg ( 359.04% of daily need)
Manganese
6.49mg ( 324.58% of daily need)
Selenium
60.79µg ( 86.84% of daily need)
Copper
1.04mg ( 52.05% of daily need)
Vitamin B6
0.82mg ( 41.03% of daily need)
Fiber
9.47g ( 37.88% of daily need)
Vitamin B1
0.51mg ( 34.14% of daily need)
Phosphorus
312.17mg ( 31.22% of daily need)
Folate
123.99µg ( 31% of daily need)
Magnesium
123.82mg ( 30.95% of daily need)
Iron
4.82mg ( 26.77% of daily need)
Calcium
261.29mg ( 26.13% of daily need)
Potassium
833.92mg ( 23.83% of daily need)
Zinc
3.44mg ( 22.9% of daily need)
Vitamin A
1096.44IU ( 21.93% of daily need)
Vitamin B3
4.15mg ( 20.74% of daily need)
Vitamin B5
1.82mg ( 18.24% of daily need)
Vitamin E
2.56mg ( 17.09% of daily need)
Vitamin B2
0.24mg ( 14.23% of daily need)
Vitamin B12
0.84µg ( 13.99% of daily need)
Vitamin K
10.23µg ( 9.74% of daily need)

Breakdown

Proteins
19.29%
Fat
11.63%
Carbs
69.08%
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only.

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