Tandoori Marinated Shrimp Skewers

A tasty yogurt-based marinade lends incredibly authentic Indian flavor to simple grilled shrimp skewers. Try the marinade on grilled scallops or cubed chicken skewers as a delicious option.

Prep time: 10 minutes (plus time to marinate)
Cook time:  8 minutes
Yield: 4 servings


  • 1/3 cup plain low fat yogurt
  • 1 ½ tsp kosher salt
  • 1 ½ tsp lemon juice
  • 1 ½ tsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp curry
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp coriander
  • 1 tsp granulated garlic
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • 1 lb large peeled deveined shrimp
  • 4 large skewers
  • 2 TB chopped fresh cilantro


Combine yogurt and spices in a large bowl.  Toss with shrimp and marinate for 15 minutes at room temperature or up to 2 hours in refrigerator.  Divide shrimp across skewers .   Coat a grill or grill pan with cooking spray and preheat over medium high heat.  Grill skewers for 3-4 minutes per side or until cooked through and slightly firm.  Serve garnished with chopped cilantro.