3 c. 

cubed pineapple

1 lb. 

shrimp, peeled and deveined

3 tbsp. 

extra-virgin olive oil

3 tbsp. 

sweet chili sauce

cloves garlic, minced

2 tsp. 

freshly grated ginger

2 tsp. 

toasted sesame oil

crushed red pepper flakes

1/2 tsp. 

crushed red pepper flakes

Kosher salt

Toasted sesame seeds, for garnish

Thinly sliced green onions, for garnish

Lime wedges, for serving


Preheat grill to medium heat and place wooden skewers in water to soak. Alternate skewering pineapple and shrimp until all are used, then place on a large baking sheet.

In a medium bowl, combine olive oil, chili sauce, garlic, ginger, sesame oil, and red pepper flakes and season with salt. Whisk until combined and brush all over skewers.

Place skewers on grill and cook, flipping once, until shrimp is cooked through, 4 to 6 minutes total.

Garnish with sesame seeds and green onions before serving.

Addition from a reader, I thought I would add it

Steve Dittman Another great tip for and flavor is 1tsp of good quality vanilla extract to 1 stick butter and baste skewers Replace extract with whole bean if possible.