In the Kitchen

Level of Difficulty
Serves 12
Prep Time
20 Minutes
Cook Time
5 Minutes

These skewers are a little sweetness and a touch of heat–one bite later you’ll be savoring the taste of the tropical islands!


6 tablespoons Italian dressing
4 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
4 teaspoons brown sugar
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon chili powder
1.2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
24 uncooked cleaned medium shrimp
12 fresh pineapple chunks, approximately 1 inch
12 skewers


  • 1. Heat the grill (or if it is too chilly outside – preheat the broiler)

    2. Mix the first six ingredients in a medium bowl until well blended and add shrimp and pineapple to the mix, toss to coat.

    3. Thread 2 shrimp and 1 pineapple chunk onto each of the 12 skewers.

    4. Grill (or broil 6 inches from the heat) for 4 to 5 minutes of until shrimp turn pink.


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