Grilled Shrimp Kebabs

Sheesh Aradis Mishwi (sheesh array-dis mish-wee)


Preparation info

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Appears in

Classic Lebanese Cuisine: 170 Fresh And Healthy Mediterranean Favorites

Classic Lebanese Cuisine

By Kamal Al-Faqih

Published 2009

  • About

This light marinade for shrimp is easy to prepare and delicious. The delicate flavor of the fresh cilantro and lemon enhance the succulent taste of the shrimp. Bright and colorful red bell peppers and snow peas add to the subtle flavors. Your guests will enjoy the simple pleasures of shrimp prepared this way.


For the Shrimp

  • 20 shrimp (16–20 or 21–25 count), peeled and deveined
  • ΒΌ cup grated yellow onion (use the large holes of a grater), squeezed dry
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 8 blanched snow peas, each about 4 inches long
  • 8 pieces red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch squares


    Prepare Ahead

    The shrimp skewers can be refrigerated for several hours prior to grilling. Grill the same day, as directed.