Hoisin-Glazed Shrimp Skewers

Hoisin-Glazed Shrimp Skewers
 David Prince
A vinegary cucumber salad balances out the broiled shrimp basted with sweet hoisin sauce.

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Serves 4
preparation
15
minutes
cooking
15
minutes

Ingredients

1
seedless cucumber, sliced
2
scallions, sliced
2
tablespoons
rice vinegar
2
tablespoons
canola oil
kosher salt and black pepper
1
pound
peeled and deveined medium shrimp
1/4
cup
hoisin sauce
2
teaspoons
toasted sesame seeds

Directions

  1. Heat broiler. In a medium bowl, combine the cucumber, scallions, vinegar, oil, and ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper.
  2. Thread shrimp onto 6-inch skewers, wrap the skewer ends with foil, and place on a broiler-proof rimmed baking sheet.
  3. Broil, basting with the hoisin sauce, until opaque throughout, 2 to 3 minutes per side; sprinkle with sesame seeds. Serve with the cucumber salad.
Kate Merker and Sara Quessenberry
April 2010

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories From Fat 92
  • Fat 10 g
  • Sat Fat 1 g
  • Cholesterol 173 mg
  • Sodium 552 mg
  • Protein 25 g
  • Carbohydrate 12 g
  • Sugar 6 g
  • Fiber 1 g
  • Iron 3 mg
  • Calcium 87 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.