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Diabetic Recipe: Grilled Shrimp and Sausage Skewers

Makes 8 servings


  •  lbs large raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 package of Al Fresco Fully Cooked Chicken Sausage (various flavors to choose from)
  • 8 grilling skewers
  • ¼ cup butter OR coconut oil, melted
  • 1 small hot red chili pepper OR Tablespoon of paste (or preferred seasoning)
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed OR 2 teaspoons garlic paste
  • ½ teaspoons each of salt and pepper


1. Preheat grill to medium high.

2. Mix the butter, chili pepper/seasoning, garlic, salt and pepper in a bowl and set aside.

3. Cut each sausage into 8 even slices and add 4 slices of sausage and 4 shrimp to each skewer, alternating per the photo.  

4. Brush both sides of skewers with the mixture. Grill for 2-3 minutes per side, until shrimp are cooked.
5. Salt and pepper to taste.

Nutrition per Serving

Calories: 280
Protein: 17 g
Fat: 20 g
Carbohydrate: <3 g

It's important to pay attention to serving size. Everyone's dietary needs and restrictions are unique. Check with your diabetes care team about specific questions or concerns.

Recipe adapted from