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Grilled curried shrimp skewers

Points® value
Total Time
35 min
10 min
10 min
A quick dip in a yogurt-based marinade lends authentic Indian flavour to grilled shrimp skewers. This would also be equally delicious with scallops or cubed chicken breast—or cubed tofu for a vegetarian option.


Cooking spray

4 spray(s)

Plain lowfat Greek yogurt

cup(s), or plain nonfat Greek yogurt

Kosher salt

1½ tsp(s)

Fresh lemon juice

1½ tsp(s)

Olive oil

1½ tsp(s)

Curry powder

1 tsp(s)

Ground cumin

1 tsp(s)

Ground coriander

1 tsp(s)

Granulated garlic

1 tsp(s)

Ground ginger

½ tsp(s)

Uncooked shrimp

1 pound(s), large, peeled and deveined


2 tbsp(s), fresh, chopped


  1. In large bowl, whisk yogurt, salt, lemon juice, oil, curry powder, cumin, coriander, garlic, and ginger. Add shrimp and toss to coat. Marinate at room temperature for at least 15 minutes. Or cover and refrigerate for up to 2 hours.
  2. Off heat, coat grill rack or grill pan with nonstick spray. Preheat gas grill or grill pan to medium-high, or prepare medium-high fire in charcoal grill.
  3. Divide shrimp among 4 metal or wooden skewers. Grill skewers, turning once, until shrimp are opaque in centers and slightly firm, 2 to 4 minutes per side. Garnish with cilantro.
  4. Serving size: 1 skewer