Shrimp and Sweet Onion Skewers

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 pound shrimp shelled and deveined
  • 1 large sweet onion cut into wedges
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 teaspoons coconut aminos
  • 4 cups mixed spring lettuce
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


  • Heat grill to medium heat.
  • In a large bowl, toss the first 6 ingredients (shrimp through coconut aminos).
  • On individual skewers, alternately thread each ingredient.
  • Place skewers on the grill and cook for 10 minutes on each side, until shrimp is pink and the onion is tender.
  • Serve skewers on a bed of lettuce and drizzle lemon juice on top. Serve warm.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Cauli-rice (process cauliflower in a blender or food processor until it resembles grains of rice; steam “rice” till tender; drain; salt and pepper to taste then fluff with a fork).
NUTRITION: 218 Calories; 5g Fat (22.5% calories from fat); 29g Protein; 12g Carbohydrate; 6g Dietary Fiber; 173mg Cholesterol; 440mg Sodium. Exchanges: 3 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Fat.
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