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Cilantro Shrimp Kebabs

Per Serving

Cilantro Shrimp Kebabs

Makes: 6 servings
Serving Size: 6 shrimp
Calories 165
Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 1.3 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Carbohydrate 1 g
Fiber 0 g
Sugars 0 g
Cholesterol 160 mg
Sodium 185 mg
Potassium 230 mg
Protein 20 g
Phosphorus 200 mg
Choices: Lean Protein 3, Fat 1
  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Serving Size: 6 shrimp
  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 4 minutes
  • Marinating Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

12 (7-inch) wood skewers
36 large peeled and deveined shrimp (about 1 1/4 lbs.)
3 garlic cloves, minced
3 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
2 Tbsp. minced fresh cilantro
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Add the wooden skewers to a shallow pan. Pour hot water over the skewers and let them soak for 1 hour. Drain.
  2. Add the shrimp to a large bowl. Add the remaining ingredients and mix gently. Cover and let marinate for 30 minutes.
  3. Preheat the oven broiler to high. Line a broiler pan with foil.
  4. Remove the shrimp from the marinade. Add the excess marinade to a small saucepan and bring to boiling. Set aside.
  5. Using 2 skewers per kebab, thread 6 shrimp onto the skewers so they lie flat. Broil the shrimp for 2 minutes, turn the skewers, and broil for 2 minutes more. Serve warm or chilled, with the marinade on the side.
 
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