Got To Be NC
Recipe by: Lisa Prince

Grilled Shrimp Caprese

A fresh twist on the traditional Caprese, perfect for warmer weather. You can also serve these kabobs over a bed of greens to make a salad. Just drizzle with olive oil.

Servings: 4
Cook Time: Prep Time: 15 minutes; Total Time: 20 minutes
Meal Type: Entree
NC Ingredients: shrimp, watermelon, jalapeno, basil

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medium shrimp peeled and deveined
small seedless watermelon cut into cubes
large jalapenos, seeds removed and cut into 1-inch pieces
package Halloumi grilling cheese cut into 1-inch cubes
Tbsp. olive oil
Salt and Pepper
Balsamic Glaze
Tbsp. fresh basil, torn into pieces or sliced


Combine first 5 ingredients in a bowl and toss to coat with olive oil, salt and pepper.

Layer ingredients evenly on metal skewers alternating shrimp and jalapeno or watermelon and cheese (if using wooden skewers soak in water according to package directions).

Preheat grill to medium-high (400-450 degrees), or a grill pan over medium-high heat. Cover the shrimp skewers with foil or grill cover. Grill skewers for 2 to 3 minutes per side, or until shrimp is opaque.

Place skewers on a platter, drizzle with balsamic glaze and fresh basil.