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Tandoori-Grilled Shrimp Skewers

1 - 2
PersonalPoints™ per serving
Total Time
35 min
12 min
8 min
A quick dip in a yogurt-based marinade lends authentic Indian flavor to grilled shrimp skewers. This would also be equally delicious with scallops or cubed chicken breast.


Plain lowfat Greek yogurt

cup(s), or plain non fat Greek yogurt

Kosher salt

1½ tsp

Fresh lemon juice

1½ tsp

Olive oil

1½ tsp

Curry powder

1 tsp

Ground cumin

1 tsp

Ground coriander

1 tsp

Granulated garlic

1 tsp

Ground ginger

½ tsp

Uncooked shrimp

1 pound(s), large, peeled and deveined

Cooking spray

1 spray(s)


2 Tbsp, fresh, chopped


  1. Combine yogurt, salt, lemon juice, oil, curry powder, cumin, coriander, garlic and ginger in a large bowl; add shrimp and toss to coat. Marinate for 15 minutes at room temperature or covered, up to 2 hours in refrigerator.
  2. Divide shrimp among 4 metal or wooden skewers (if using wooden skewers, make sure to soak them for 20 minutes before use).
  3. Off heat, coat a grill or grill pan with cooking spray. Preheat grill to medium-high heat. Grill skewers until shrimp are cooked through (opaque) and slightly firm, flipping once, about 2 to 4 minutes per side. Serve garnished with cilantro.
  4. Serving size: 1 skewer