Easy Roasted Pineapple and Shrimp Skewers

By day, Dawn M. Richards is a legal executive for a Fortune 500 company. By night, she is the founder of the food, travel and lifestyle blog and brand, D.M.R. Fine Foods. The self-taught cook with over a decade of experience has also taken courses at the private Culinary Institute Lenôtre in Houston and Le Cordon Bleu Paris, been a culinary instructor for Williams Sonoma, and even won the taco category of the Cooking Channel’s “Perfect 3 Recipe Contest.”

Roasted Pineapple and Shrimp SkewersINGREDIENTS:

• 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined

• 1 fresh pineapple, diced into cubes

• 2 teaspoons Old Bay seasoning

• ½ teaspoon kosher salt

• ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

• 2 tablespoons olive oil

• 1 tablespoon brown sugar

• 1 tablespoon cilantro

• Fresh limes for garnish


Preheat oven to 425 F. On a baking sheet, toss together shrimp, Old Bay seasoning, ¼ teaspoon salt, ¼ teaspoon pepper and 1 ½ tablespoons olive oil. Roast in preheated oven for 5-6 minutes. Set aside.

On a separate baking sheet, toss together pineapple, brown sugar, ¼ teaspoon salt, ¼ teaspoon pepper and ½ tablespoon olive oil. Roast for 15 minutes.

Add roasted shrimp, pineapple, and cilantro to skewers. Garnish with more chopped cilantro and fresh lime juice. Enjoy!

Details: DMRFineFoods.com

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