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Camarones con Hierbas y Cítricos (Citrus-Herb Shrimp)

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Yield 10 servings (serving size: about 2 1/2 ounces)
Bright and fresh from herbs and lime juice, this refreshing appetizer is a great snack when it's hot outside.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds unpeeled large shrimp
  • 6 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

Nutrition Information

  • calories 114
  • caloriesfromfat 24 %
  • fat 3 g
  • satfat 0.5 g
  • monofat 0.6 g
  • polyfat 1.4 g
  • protein 18.7 g
  • carbohydrate 2.4 g
  • fiber 0.4 g
  • cholesterol 138 mg
  • iron 2.6 mg
  • sodium 371 mg
  • calcium 57 mg

How to Make It

  1. Peel and devein shrimp, leaving tails intact. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add shrimp; cook 5 minutes or just until shrimp are done. Drain; rinse under cold running water. Place shrimp in a large bowl; chill. Combine mint and remaining ingredients. Add to shrimp; toss well to combine. Chill 1 hour.