Camarones con Hierbas y Cítricos (Citrus-Herb Shrimp)

Camarones con Hierbas y Cítricos (Citrus-Herb Shrimp) Recipe
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Bright and fresh from herbs and lime juice, this refreshing appetizer is a great snack when it's hot outside.


10 servings (serving size: about 2 1/2 ounces)

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Nutritional 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


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


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.