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Shrimp Pineapple Skewers with a Spicy Honey Glaze

Get ready for a tasty delight that will transport you to a tropical paradise – I present to you Shrimp Pineapple Skewers with a Spicy Honey Glaze! If you’re in the mood for a flavorful twist on grilling or craving a dish that combines sweet, savory, and a touch of heat, you’re in for a treat. These skewers are like a little getaway for your taste buds. With succulent shrimp, perfectly grilled, mingling with sweet pineapple chunks, all coated in a spicy honey glaze, this easy recipe is like a much-needed vacation.

Why You’ll Love Shrimp Pineapple Skewers with a Spicy Honey Glaze

  • Easy Peasy Preparation: No need to stress in the kitchen; these skewers are a breeze to put together. Simple ingredients, minimal effort, and maximum flavor.
  • Sweet and Spicy Combo: Brace yourself for the perfect blend of sweet and spicy. The Spicy Honey Glaze adds a kick to the succulent shrimp, creating a flavor explosion in every bite.
  • Versatile Delight: These skewers are perfect for any occasion. Whether you’re planning a backyard BBQ, a casual family dinner, or a fun-filled party, they’re a crowd-pleaser that suits every setting.
  • Sizzling on the Grill: Experience the joy of grilling with this recipe. The grill not only imparts a smoky flavor but also adds a tempting char to the shrimp and pineapple, elevating the dish to new heights.
  • Served with a Side of Sunshine: The vibrant colors and refreshing taste of pineapple combined with perfectly cooked shrimp make these skewers an instant mood lifter. Pair them with rice and snow peas for a complete and wholesome meal.

Ingredients Needed To Make Shrimp Pineapple Skewers with a Spicy Honey Glaze


  • Hot honey
  • Soy sauce
  • Honey
  • Pineapple juice


  • Red pepper
  • Pineapple
  • Large shrimp
  • Olive oil

How To Make Shrimp Pineapple Skewers with a Spicy Honey Glaze

  1. Prepare the Glaze: Mix the glaze ingredients, saving half for drizzling later.
  1. Heat Up the Grill: Fire up the grill to 400 degrees.
  2. Assemble the Skewers: Thread red pepper, pineapple, and shrimp onto skewers.
  3. Grill Time: Brush with olive oil and grill each side for 3-4 minutes, until shrimp turns orange.
  4. Glaze and Flip: Apply glaze after the first flip, turning and glazing until the shrimp is cooked.
  5. Serve in Style: Plate the skewers with a side of rice and snow peas, drizzling the remaining glaze for that extra burst of flavor.

Variations & Substitutions

  • Feeling bold? Add a dash of your favorite hot sauce to the glaze for an extra spicy kick.
  • Swap out shrimp for chicken or tofu if you’re looking for a different protein twist.
  • Experiment with different vegetables on the skewers, like cherry tomatoes or zucchini.

Commonly Asked Questions

Can I make these shrimp skewers indoors? 

Absolutely! Use a grill pan on your stovetop for a delightful indoor version.

How do I know when the shrimp is cooked? 

Shrimp turns opaque and pink when fully cooked. Keep an eye on them to avoid overcooking.

Can I make the glaze in advance? Definitely! 

Prepare the glaze ahead of time and refrigerate for a quick flavor boost when needed.

Any tips for preventing shrimp skewers from sticking to the grill? 

Soak wooden skewers in water for 30 minutes before using to prevent them from burning. For metal skewers, a light coating of oil does the trick.

Shrimp Pineapple Skewers with a Spicy Honey Glaze

Indulge in these sweet, tangy glazed shrimp skewers. These are the ultimate choice for both appetizers and a tasty main course.
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Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: American, Hawaiian
Keyword: Shrimp Pineapple Skewers with a Spicy Honey Glaze
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 16 minutes
Total Time: 36 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 230kcal


  • Measuring cups/spoons
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Skewers
  • grill



  • 2 tbsp hot honey
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • ¼ cup pineapple juice


  • 1 red pepper cut into 1″ pieces
  • 1 cup on pineapple cut into 1 pieces
  • 1 lb of large shrimp cleaned
  • 1 tbsp olive oil


  • Glaze: Mix all the ingredients together and split half and save 1/2 to drizzle on top of the dish when finished.
  • Skewers: Heat the grill up to 400 degrees.
  • Assemble the skewers.
  • Brush with olive oil and place on the grill.
  • Cook each side of the skewer for approximately 3-4 minutes (depending on the size of the shrimp) They will turn orange and will curl up some.
  • After the first flip brush the shrimp skewers with the glaze.
  • Flip, glaze the other side and remove.
  • I like to serve this dish with snow peas and rice. Drizzle the rest of the glaze on top and enjoy!


Serving: 1g | Calories: 230kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 183mg | Sodium: 389mg | Potassium: 447mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 956IU | Vitamin C: 59mg | Calcium: 84mg | Iron: 1mg
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