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South Indian Shrimp Kebabs with Cilantro Sauce

 
South Indian Shrimp Kebabs with Cilantro Sauce
Image © Eating Well
This recipe can be made gluten free by choosing gluten-free versions of basic ingredients commonly found in supermarkets or online.gluten-free
This recipe is suitable for a pescetarian diet.pescetarian
 
One serving costs about $4.06 One serving costs about $4.06

$4.06 per serving

229 people like this recipe

229 likes

This recipe is ready in 195 minutes

Ready in 3 hours and 15 minutes

spoonacular Score:91%

Spoonacular Score: 91%

 

Forget going out to eat or ordering takeout every time you crave Oriental food. Try making South Indian Shrimp Kebabs with Cilantro Sauce at home. This recipe serves 6 and costs $4.27 per serving. One serving contains 267 calories, 34g of protein, and 3g of fat. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 3 hours and 15 minutes. If you have lemon juice, lemon juice, nonfat greek yogurt, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. To use up the salt you could follow this main course with the Apricot-ginger Scones as a dessert. It works well as a pretty expensive main course. 229 people were impressed by this recipe. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free and pescatarian diet. It is brought to you by Eating Well. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 91%. This score is tremendous. Users who liked this recipe also liked Indian-Style Beef Kebabs with Cilantro Sauce, Indian-Spiced Chicken Kebabs with Cilantro-Mint Chutney, and Shrimp Kebabs With Lemon Wedges And Cilantro.

Ingredients

Servings:
8 cups
8 cups cantaloupe
cantaloupe
0.25 cups
0.25 cups fresh cilantro
fresh cilantro
1 cup
1 cup fresh cilantro leaves
fresh cilantro leaves
0.5 inch
0.5 inch fresh ginger
fresh ginger
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp fresh ginger
fresh ginger
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps fresh mint
fresh mint
1 clove
1 clove garlic
garlic
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp garlic
garlic
1 pinch
1 pinch ground cloves
ground cloves
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps ground coriander
ground coriander
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps ground cumin
ground cumin
1 tsp
1 tsp ground cumin
ground cumin
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps ground fenugreek
ground fenugreek
1 pinch
1 pinch ground nutmeg
ground nutmeg
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps hungarian paprika
hungarian paprika
2
2  jalapenos
jalapenos
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp lemon juice
lemon juice
3 Tbsps
3 Tbsps lemon juice
lemon juice
some
some lemon wedges
lemon wedges
2 tsps
2 tsps lemon zest
lemon zest
0.5 cups
0.5 cups plain nonfat greek yogurt
plain nonfat greek yogurt
0.75 cups
0.75 cups plain nonfat greek yogurt
plain nonfat greek yogurt
1 tsp
1 tsp pepper
pepper
1.75 lb
1.75 lb raw shrimp
raw shrimp
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps salt
salt
1 tsp
1 tsp salt
salt
2
2  trimmed scallions
trimmed scallions
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps sugar
sugar
8 cups cantaloupe
8 cups
cantaloupe
0.25 cups fresh cilantro
0.25 cups
fresh cilantro
1 cup fresh cilantro leaves
1 cup
fresh cilantro leaves
0.5 inch fresh ginger
0.5 inch
fresh ginger
1 Tbsp fresh ginger
1 Tbsp
fresh ginger
2 Tbsps fresh mint
2 Tbsps
fresh mint
1 clove garlic
1 clove
garlic
1 Tbsp garlic
1 Tbsp
garlic
1 pinch ground cloves
1 pinch
ground cloves
0.5 tsps ground coriander
0.5 tsps
ground coriander
0.5 tsps ground cumin
0.5 tsps
ground cumin
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp
ground cumin
0.5 tsps ground fenugreek
0.5 tsps
ground fenugreek
1 pinch ground nutmeg
1 pinch
ground nutmeg
2 Tbsps hungarian paprika
2 Tbsps
hungarian paprika
2  jalapenos
2
jalapenos
1 Tbsp lemon juice
1 Tbsp
lemon juice
3 Tbsps lemon juice
3 Tbsps
lemon juice
some lemon wedges
some
lemon wedges
2 tsps lemon zest
2 tsps
lemon zest
0.5 cups plain nonfat greek yogurt
0.5 cups
plain nonfat greek yogurt
0.75 cups plain nonfat greek yogurt
0.75 cups
plain nonfat greek yogurt
1 tsp pepper
1 tsp
pepper
1.75 lb raw shrimp
1.75 lb
raw shrimp
0.5 tsps salt
0.5 tsps
salt
1 tsp salt
1 tsp
salt
2  trimmed scallions
2
trimmed scallions
0.5 tsps sugar
0.5 tsps
sugar


Instructions

Read the detailed instructions on Eating Well

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $4.05
Ingredient
8 cups cantaloupe
1/4 cup fresh cilantro
1 cup fresh cilantro leaves
1/2 inch fresh ginger
1 tablespoon fresh ginger
2 tablespoons fresh mint
1 clove garlic
1 tablespoon garlic
1 pinch ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon ground fenugreek
1 pinch ground nutmeg
2 tablespoons hungarian paprika
2 jalapenos
1 tablespoon lemon juice
3 tablespoons lemon juice
some lemon wedges
2 teaspoons lemon zest
1/2 cup plain nonfat greek yogurt
3/4 cup plain nonfat greek yogurt
1 teaspoon pepper
1 3/4 pound raw shrimp
2 trimmed scallions
Price
$3.48
$0.13
$0.53
$0.02
$0.04
$0.23
$0.07
$0.18
$0.02
$0.07
$0.13
$0.02
$0.07
$0.41
$0.12
$0.10
$0.31
$0.19
$0.33
$0.71
$1.07
$0.06
$15.86
$0.16
$24.32

Tips

Health Tips

  • Although the body needs salt to survive, most of us get too much. The problem with consuming too much salt (what chemists call "sodium chloride") is actually the sodium part, which is why people concerned about high blood pressure go on low-sodium diets. If you are trying to reduce salt in your diet, you can try salt substitutes like potassium chloride or try to make do with less salt by using more black pepper, herbs, and spices.

  • If you're trying to cut back on sugar, consider replacing some of the sugar in this recipe with a sweetener like Stevia or Splenda. If you're against these kinds of sweeteners, start reducing the amount of real sugar you use until your tastebuds adjust.

  • Before you pass up garlic because you don't want the bad breath that comes with it, keep in mind that the compounds that cause garlic breath also offer a lot of health benefits. Garlic has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. If you really want to get the most health benefits out of your garlic, choose Spanish garlic, which contains the most allicin (one of garlic's most beneficial compounds).

Price Tips

  • Fresh herbs can be expensive, so don't let them go to waste. If you have any leftovers, you might be able to freeze them. The Kitchn recommends freezing hardy herbs like rosemary and thyme in olive oil, while Better Homes and Gardens suggests using freezer bags to freeze basil, chives, mint, and more.

Cooking Tips

  • Don't have fresh herbs? Substitute dried herbs, but use about 1/3 less because dried herbs are more potent than fresh.

  • Rumor has it you can freeze whole lemons and grate them while still frozen whenever you want to pump up the lemon flavor in a dish. Next time you have some lemons not getting used, give it a try (and let us know how it goes).

  • The average fresh lemon contains between 2 to 3 tablespoons of lemon juice (just in case you are substituting bottled lemon juice).

  • Keeping ginger on hand all the time doesn't mean you have to buy bottled ginger. Instead, freeze fresh ginger whole and grate what you need while its still frozen.

  • get more cooking tips

Green Tips

  • Since pesticide residue is most likely to be stored in the skin/rind, it might be advisable to buy organic lemons if you're using them for zest.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
255 Calories
34g Protein
3g Total Fat
24g Carbs
31% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
255
13%

Fat
3g
5%

  Saturated Fat
0.54g
3%

Carbohydrates
24g
8%

  Sugar
19g
22%

Cholesterol
335mg
112%

Sodium
1664mg
72%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
34g
68%

Vitamin A
8763IU
175%

Vitamin C
100mg
122%

Selenium
68µg
98%

Manganese
0.82mg
41%

Phosphorus
368mg
37%

Calcium
286mg
29%

Vitamin K
27µg
26%

Iron
4mg
26%

Potassium
889mg
25%

Copper
0.51mg
25%

Zinc
3mg
23%

Magnesium
87mg
22%

Vitamin B12
1µg
22%

Folate
72µg
18%

Vitamin E
2mg
17%

Vitamin B6
0.31mg
16%

Fiber
3g
15%

Vitamin B3
2mg
14%

Vitamin B2
0.23mg
14%

Vitamin B1
0.14mg
9%

Vitamin B5
0.7mg
7%

covered percent of daily need

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