Shrimp Kebabs


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Serves 4  Cook Time 1 hour

Ingredients:
1/2 C canola oil
1/4 C lime juice
1/8 C Splenda brown sugar
1/4 C rice vinegar
1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
lime zest
2 cloves garlic
1 Tbsp ginger, grated, peeled
1/4 C basil, fresh chopped
pinch salt
1 1/2 lb 16-20 count shrimp, peeled and deviened
1 tsp chili sauce
1 C sugar-free peach preserves
1/4 C hot Chinese mustard

Directions:

  1. Mix the first 10 ingredients in a bowl and whisk to combine, add the shrimp. Pour all the contents in a large zip-loc bag and refrigerate at least 20 minutes or up to overnight.
  2. Preheat the grill to medium high heat. Oil the grill rack. Thread the shrimp onto skewers and grill for 1-1/2 minutes per side.

Make the sauce: Whisk chili sauce, preserves, and mustard into a medium bowl.
Serve 2 Tablespoons per guest.

Recommended for patients on the Modified Profast (Fast and Flexible) Program,  Nutriplus (Balance Your Pyramid) Program or Maintenance Program.

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Buffalo Chicken Skewers


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Serves 4 Cook Time 30 minutes (plus overnight marinating)

Ingredients:
1 lb. Tyson Pre-Grilled Chicken Strips, cut into 1 inch strips
1/3 C Frank’s Red Hot Buffalo Wing Sauce
1 small bunch celery, cut into 1 1/2 inch chunks
1 pint cherry tomatoes

Directions:

  1. Mix all ingredients in a large bowl, cover and refrigerate overnight.
  2. Pre-heat grill to medium high heat. Thread chicken, celery, and tomatoes onto skewers. Grill over medium heat until heated through, about 2 minutes per side.

Recommended for patients on the Modified Profast (Fast and Flexible) Program,  Nutriplus (Balance Your Pyramid) Program or Maintenance Program.

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