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Smoky Sweet Chili Shrimp Skewers

These sweet and savory shrimp skewers are layered with mango, red pepper, and red onion.

Tasty Team
June 01, 2020
Total Time

1 hr 5 min

1 hr 5 min

Prep Time

55 minutes

55 min

Cook Time

10 minutes

10 min

Smoky Sweet Chili Shrimp Skewers

Inspired by myrecipes.com

Total Time

1 hr 5 min

1 hr 5 min

Prep Time

55 minutes

55 min

Cook Time

10 minutes

10 min

Ingredients

for 4 servings

Smoky Sweet Chili Sauce

  • ¼ cup sweet chili sauce (60 mL), such as mae ploy divided, plus 2 tablespoons, divided
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 ½ teaspoons liquid smoke
  • 2 cloves garlic, grated

Mango Shrimp Skewers

  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into 16 1 in (2 cm) pieces
  • 1 medium red onion, cut in to 1 in (2 cm) pieces
  • 16 large shrimps, peeled, deveined, and tails removed
  • 1 large mango, peeled and cut into 16 1-inch (2 cm) pieces
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, for garnish
  • Lime wedge, for serving

Special Equipment

  • wooden skewer, 10 in (25 cm)

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 180
  • Fat 1g
  • Carbs 29g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugar 24g
  • Protein 14g

Estimated values based on one serving size.

Preparation

  1. Soak the wooden skewers in cold water for at least 30 minutes before using.
  2. Arrange one rack in the center and one rack in the upper third of the oven. Preheat the oven to 450°F (230°C).
  3. Make the sauce: Add ¼ cup (60 ml) sweet chili sauce, the honey, soy sauce, lime juice, liquid smoke, and garlic to a small bowl and whisk to combine. Set aside.
  4. Build the skewers: Onto each wooden skewer, thread 1 piece of bell pepper, 2–3 pieces of red onion, 1 shrimp, and 1 piece of mango. Repeat to make a second layer. Continue with the remaining ingredients and skewers.
  5. Arrange the skewers on a rimmed baking sheet and season on both sides with the salt and pepper. Brush both sides of the skewers with the smoky sweet chili sauce.
  6. Transfer to the center oven rack and bake for 5 minutes. Turn the oven to broil and move the pan to the upper rack. Broil for 3–5 minutes, until lightly charred in spots.
  7. Remove the skewers from the oven and brush with the remaining 2 tablespoons of sweet chili sauce. Transfer to a platter, sprinkle with the cilantro, and serve with lime wedges alongside.
  8. Enjoy!

Ingredients

for 4 servings

Smoky Sweet Chili Sauce

  • ¼ cup sweet chili sauce (60 mL), such as mae ploy divided, plus 2 tablespoons, divided
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 ½ teaspoons liquid smoke
  • 2 cloves garlic, grated

Mango Shrimp Skewers

  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into 16 1 in (2 cm) pieces
  • 1 medium red onion, cut in to 1 in (2 cm) pieces
  • 16 large shrimps, peeled, deveined, and tails removed
  • 1 large mango, peeled and cut into 16 1-inch (2 cm) pieces
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, for garnish
  • Lime wedge, for serving

Special Equipment

  • wooden skewer, 10 in (25 cm)

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 180
  • Fat 1g
  • Carbs 29g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugar 24g
  • Protein 14g

Estimated values based on one serving size.

Preparation

  1. Soak the wooden skewers in cold water for at least 30 minutes before using.
  2. Arrange one rack in the center and one rack in the upper third of the oven. Preheat the oven to 450°F (230°C).
  3. Make the sauce: Add ¼ cup (60 ml) sweet chili sauce, the honey, soy sauce, lime juice, liquid smoke, and garlic to a small bowl and whisk to combine. Set aside.
  4. Build the skewers: Onto each wooden skewer, thread 1 piece of bell pepper, 2–3 pieces of red onion, 1 shrimp, and 1 piece of mango. Repeat to make a second layer. Continue with the remaining ingredients and skewers.
  5. Arrange the skewers on a rimmed baking sheet and season on both sides with the salt and pepper. Brush both sides of the skewers with the smoky sweet chili sauce.
  6. Transfer to the center oven rack and bake for 5 minutes. Turn the oven to broil and move the pan to the upper rack. Broil for 3–5 minutes, until lightly charred in spots.
  7. Remove the skewers from the oven and brush with the remaining 2 tablespoons of sweet chili sauce. Transfer to a platter, sprinkle with the cilantro, and serve with lime wedges alongside.
  8. Enjoy!
Smoky Sweet Chili Shrimp Skewers

Inspired by myrecipes.com

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