Lemon Garlic Shrimp Kebabs

Recipe posted in: Flex™ Meals & Snacks, Lunches & Dinners

Although this recipe for Lemon Garlic Shrimp Kebabs sounds fancy, it’s really quite simple. The delicious flavor will make them a hit with even your pickiest party guests.

Want to enjoy this delicious dish as a flex dinner? Help yourself to two kebabs and serve them with a half cup of cooked brown rice. Prepared this way, the recipe counts as one SmartCarb, two PowerFuels and two Extras.

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Servings: Makes about 20 skewers

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 2 skewers count as 1 PowerFuel and 1 Extra

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 pounds medium shrimp, peeled and de-veined
  • 4 lemons, sliced thin
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp. dried basil
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Skewers

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Lightly oil a baking sheet or coat with nonstick spray.
  2. Thread 3 shrimp and a lemon slice on each skewer, then place skewers on baking sheet.
  3. Place into oven and roast until pink, firm and cooked through (about 5-7 minutes).
  4. Melt butter in skillet over medium high heat. Stir in lemon juice, garlic, oregano, thyme and basil and let heat (about 2 minutes), then season with salt and pepper.
  5. Brush shrimp with butter mixture and serve, garnished with parsley.