How to Prepare Coconut Marinated Shrimp with Pineapple Topping: Home Front

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In Nigeria we can often faced with the predicament of eating the same kind of foods every day, for a change surprise your family this lovely Sunday by preparing Coconut Marinated Shrimp with Pineapple Topping as dinner and serve alongside with a plate of rice.

Below are ingredients and steps on how to make the Coconut Marinated Shrimp with Pineapple Topping.


  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice, divided
  • 1 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar substitute
  • 20 large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 (20 ounce) can of crushed pineapple in its own juice, drained well
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped very fine
  • 1 small red bell pepper, cored, seeded and diced


  • Use a shallow bowl that can be covered tightly and place the coconut milk into the bowl.
  • Add 1 tablespoon lime juice and the soy sauce.
  • Stir to combine ingredients.
  • Add the brown sugar substitute and stir well until the sugar has completely dissolved.
  • Add the shrimp and toss to coat evenly.
  • Add the pepper and stir well.
  • Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour, or can be left to marinate overnight if you prefer.
  • Place the drained pineapple in a mixing bowl.
  • Add both types of peppers and stir together.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of lime juice and stir well.
  • Cover bowl and place in the refrigerator until ready to use.
  • Remove the shrimp from the marinade.
  • Place 5 shrimp on a water soaked bamboo skewer continue until all the shrimp are used.
  • Heat grill to medium heat.
  • Place the skewers on the heated grill.
  • Grill for 4 minutes then turn.
  • Continue grilling an additional 3 minutes or until the shrimp is cooked through.
  • Remove the shrimp from the skewers and place on a large platter.
  • Cover with the salsa before serving.

Your Coconut Marinated Shrimp with Pineapple Topping is ready for consumption; you can serve alongside with a plate of rice and a glass of fresh juice.

Nutritional Information (Approximate Values):

329 calories, 22 g protein, 3 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 52 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber and 406 mg sodium per 5 shrimp and 1/2 cup salsa serving.


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