Shrimp and Sweet Onion Skewers

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


  • 1 pound medium shrimp peeled 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 baby salad greens
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • bamboo skewers or metal


  • DO-AHEAD TIP: If using bamboo skewers, presoak them in water for 30 minutes, to prevent burning on the grill. Preheat grill to MEDIUM.
  • In a large bowl, toss together first 6 ingredients (shrimp through coconut aminos).
  • Alternately thread shrimp and onion wedges onto skewers then place on the grill and cook for 10 minutes per side or until shrimp are pink and onion wedges are tender.
  • Serve skewers on a bed of salad greens and drizzle lemon juice on top.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Serve grilled or steamed asparagus on the side.
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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