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Grilled Shrimp Caprese

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Grilled Shrimp Caprese

Servings: 4

Prep time: 15 minutes; total time: 20 minutes

NC ingredients: shrimp, watermelon, jalapeno, basil

 

INGREDIENTS

24 medium shrimp peeled and deveined

1 small seedless watermelon cut into cubes

4 large jalapenos, seeds removed and cut into 1-inch pieces

1 package Halloumi grilling cheese cut into 1-inch cubes

2 Tbsp. olive oil

Salt and Pepper

Balsamic Glaze

2 Tbsp. fresh basil, torn into pieces or sliced

DIRECTIONS

Combine first five ingredients in a bowl and toss to coat with olive oil, salt and pepper.

Layer ingredients evenly on metal skewers alternating shrimp and jalapeno or watermelon and cheese (if using wooden skewers soak in water according to package directions).

Preheat grill to medium-high (400-450 degrees), or a grill pan over medium-high heat. Cover the shrimp skewers with foil or grill cover. Grill skewers for 2 to 3 minutes per side, or until shrimp is opaque.

Place skewers on a platter, drizzle with balsamic glaze and fresh basil.

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