Thai Shrimp Skewers

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Contributed by Gloria at Healthy Recipes For Diabetic Friends Y-Group

  • Source: The Complete Idiot's Guide to Terrific Diabetic Meals
  • Yield: 10 servings (appetizer)



  1. Pat shrimp dry with paper towels.
  2. Combine shrimp, garlic, ginger, red pepper, sugar, fish sauce, and lime juice in a glass or ceramic bowl.
  3. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  4. Skewer 2 shrimp onto each skewer.
  5. Serve chilled.


  1. You can marinate shrimp up to 6 hours in advance; skewer shrimp up to 3 hours in advance. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
  2. Leave the sugar out or use your favorite sweetener.

Nutritional information

Per Serving (2 skewers):

  • 15 Calories | 1 g Protein | 1 g Carbs | 0 g Dietary Fiber | <1 g Fat | 18 mg Cholesterol | 5 mg Sodium
  • Diabetic exchanges: ½ very lean meat
  • Glycemic Index (not significant)
  • Glycemic Load (not significant)