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Grilled Shrimp Skewers

Grilled Shrimp Skewers

with Orzo, Zucchini and Peppers

Marinate and skewer shrimp up for a fun summer supper! This orzo dish is a grilled twist on pasta salad with grilled and chopped veggies and lemon!


Produced in a facility that processes milk, sesame, eggs, fish, shellfish, crustaceans, mustard, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, soybean and sulphites.

Preparation Time35 minutes


serving amount

285 g


(Contains Shrimp/Crevettes)

170 g


(Contains Wheat)

200 g


160 g

Sweet Bell Pepper

1 unit


1 unit

Garlic, cloves

2 tbsp


(Contains Egg, Mustard)

2 tbsp

Tomato Sauce Base

1 tbsp

Mediterranean Spice Blend

(Contains Sulphites)

6 unit

Wooden Skewers

Not included in your delivery

2 tbsp


¼ tsp


¼ tsp



Nutrition Values

Calories700 kcal
Fat27 g
Saturated Fat4 g
Carbohydrate83 g
Sugar10 g
Dietary Fiber8 g
Protein34 g
Cholesterol190 mg
Sodium1560 mg
Due to the different suppliers we purchase our products from, nutritional facts per meal can vary from the website to what is received in the delivered box, depending on your region.


Medium Pot
Measuring Cups
Measuring Spoons
Small Bowl
Paper Towel
Medium Bowl
Aluminum Foil


Cook orzo

Before starting, add 6 cups of water and 1 tsp salt to a medium pot (use same for 4 ppl). Cover and bring to a boil over high heat.Wash and dry all produce.Lightly oil the grill.While you prep, preheat the grill to 500°F over medium-high heat. Add orzo to the boiling water. Cook uncovered, stirring occasionally, until tender, 10-12 min.Drain and return orzo to the same pot, off heat. Add 1 tbsp (2 tbsp) oil, then stir to coat. (TIP: We love to use olive oil in this recipe!) Cover and set aside. Meanwhile, soak skewers in water for at least 5 min.

Prep and make lemon aioli

Meanwhile, cut zucchini lengthwise into 1/4-inch thick slices. Core, then quarter pepper. Add zucchini, peppers and 1/2 tbsp (1 tbsp) oil to a plate. Season with 1 tsp (2 tsp) Mediterranean Spice Blend, salt and pepper. Toss to coat. Peel, then finely grate garlic. Zest, then juice half the lemon. Cut remaining lemon into wedges. Add mayo, half the lemon zest, 1/8 tsp (1/4 tsp) garlic and 1/2 tbsp (1 tbsp) water to a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper, then stir to combine.

Marinate and skewer shrimp

Combine tomato sauce base, remaining garlic, remaining Mediterranean Spice Blend and 1/2 tbsp (1 tbsp) oil in a medium bowl. Drain, rinse and pat shrimp dry with paper towels. Season with salt and pepper, then add to bowl with marinade. Toss to fully coat each shrimp. Drain skewers, then thread shrimp onto skewers. Place assembled skewers on a plate to bring to the grill. Discard any excess marinade.

Grill veggies

Add peppers to the grill. Close lid and grill, flipping once, until tender, 3-5 min per side. Add zucchini to the grill. Close lid and grill, flipping once, until tender, 2-3 min per side.Transfer grilled veggies to the same plate to cool slightly.

Grill shrimp skewers

Add shrimp skewers to other side of the grill. Close lid and grill for 1-3 min per side, until opaque.** (NOTE: Don't overcrowd your grill! Grill shrimp once veggies are done if there isn't enough space on the grill.)Transfer shrimp skewers to a clean plate. Cover with foil to keep warm.

Finish and serve

Roughly chop zucchini and peppers. Add chopped veggies, lemon juice and remaining lemon zest to the pot with orzo. Season with salt and pepper, then stir to combine. Divide grilled veggie orzo between bowls. Remove shrimp from skewers, then arrange over bowls. Drizzle lemon aioli over top.Squeeze a lemon wedge over top, if desired.