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Jeff’s Grilled Shrimp & Veggies

Need a healthy summer recipe that is also really easy to make? Say no more – Jeff’s Grilled Shrimp & Veggies is the perfect option for a weeknight (or anytime) meal!

Every summer Jeff makes sure to pull out the grill and use it as much as possible while the weather is good enough. He makes us so many healthy and delicious options that we eat year after year.

Jeff's Grilled Shrimp & Veggies are the perfect weeknight meal! Easy and quick to make, your whole family will be so happy.

 

There are lots of tips and tricks to make this recipe even easier than it already is. One thing that we like to use is frozen shrimp instead of fresh shrimp. That way you don’t have to run to the store in order to make this recipe. 

Jeff and I also LOVE Veri Veri Teriyaki sauce. We think it makes everything better! So if you decide to make this dish, please try to find Veri Veri Teriyaki specifically. It has such a bright and rich texture that livens up even the most basic of dishes. If you can’t find it, that’s okay. You can use whatever teriyaki sauce you can find. 

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Jeff’s Grilled Shrimp & Veggies

Grilled Shrimp and Vegetables
Prep Time
40 mins
Cook Time
28 mins
 

Jeff's delicious and healthy dinner option

Course: dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 people
Ingredients
  • 1 lb Large Shrimp, Deveined with Shell
  • 2 Yellow Bell Peppers
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper
  • 1 Medium White Onion
  • 2 Zucchini Squash
  • 2 tbsp Garlic
  • 3 oz Ken's Light Caesar Salad Dressing
  • 3 oz Olivier Jamaican Jerk BBQ Sauce
  • 4 oz Veri Veri Teriyaki Sauce Low Sodium
  • 5 Wood or Metal Skewers
Instructions
Preparation – Shrimp
  1. In a Ziploc bag combine shrimp, caesar dressing and jerk sauce. Let sit for 30 minutes.

  2. If using wood skewers, let them soak in water for 20 minutes.

  3. Put 4 shrimp on each skewer.

Preparation – Vegetables
  1. Cut zucchini into long strips and cut the ends off.

  2. Remove the ends of the bell pepper and cut into 2 to 3 inch strips

  3. Cut onion into quarter-inch slices and pull the rings apart

  4. In a Ziploc bag combine vegetables, garlic and Teriyaki sauce. Salt to taste and let marinate for 30 minutes

Grill & Cook
  1. Grill vegetables for about 20 minutes on grill over medium heat, add shrimp to the grill for the last 8 minutes, cooking 4 minutes on each side until done.

  2. Enjoy with your favorite wine and sourdough baguette!

We hope that you loved this recipe! Let us know in the comments if you made it, or if you have a favorite grill recipe that you’d like to share with us.

xo,
Kristy

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