Watermelon Shrimp Kabobs combine grilled shrimp with grilled watermelon with a sweet balsamic reduction and zesty lime. A healthy kabob recipe on the grill.

Watermelon Shrimp Kabobs

Course: Appetizer, Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: grilled watermelon, shrimp kabobs
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 177 kcal
Author: Jessica Formicola
Watermelon Shrimp Kabobs combine grilled shrimp with grilled watermelon with a sweet balsamic reduction and zesty lime. A healthy kabob recipe on the grill.
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Ingredients

  • 1 pound medium-large raw shrimp peeled, tail on optional
  • 1/2 Italian dressing
  • 2 large zucchini cut into 1 inch thick slices
  • 2 cups cubed watermelon
  • 1/4 cup Balsamic Reduction Sauce
  • extra virgin olive oil for drizzling
  • lime wedges for spritzing

Instructions

  1. In a large airtight plastic bag, combine peeled shrimp and Italian dressing. Massage well, set aside. Meanwhile, soak wooden skewers, if using them.
  2. After 30 minutes thread marinated shrimp, cubed watermelon and zucchini onto skewers.
  3. Heat grill to medium-high heat. Prep with cooking spray or rub grates with vegetable oil.
  4. Grill on indirect heat for 10-15 minutes. This will depend on the size of shrimp you are using. Wait for them to be pink and start to curl.
  5. Remove and drizzle with balsamic reduction, extra virgin olive oil and spritz with fresh lime juice.
  6. If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was! 

Nutrition Facts
Watermelon Shrimp Kabobs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 177 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 3%
Cholesterol 285mg 95%
Sodium 899mg 37%
Potassium 615mg 18%
Total Carbohydrates 13g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 11g
Protein 25g 50%
Vitamin A 15.1%
Vitamin C 48.1%
Calcium 20%
Iron 18.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.