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Pesto Shrimp Skewers

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Pesto Shrimp Skewers

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Pesto Shrimp Skewers
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 519kcal


  • 1 cup brown rice, raw
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley, fresh
  • 1 none cooking spray
  • 4 wooden skewers
  • 12 ounce shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3/4 cup pesto


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cup chopped broccoli
  • 2 medium carrot
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 medium apple


  • Cook rice as directed on package. Toss with freshly chopped parsley and set aside.
  • Spray an indoor grill or large skillet with cooking spray.
  • Toss shrimp in a bowl with pesto to coat.
  • If using an indoor grill, skewer the shrimp for easier handling. If not, heat the skillet over medium and toss in the shrimp. Cook approximately 3-4 minutes per side. Promptly remove from heat, cover, and set aside.
  • In a clean skillet, heat oil over medium. Chop broccoli and carrots; add to skillet and season with salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Cook until crisp-tender: approximately 5-7 minutes.
  • Serve shrimp over rice with veggies and apple slices on the side.
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Calories: 519kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 137mg | Sodium: 762mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 13g

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