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Coney Island Skewered Shrimp

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross
Yield 10 servings (serving size: 2 skewers)
Quick and simple crowd-pleasers, these shrimp feature bright Mediterranean flavors.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 100 large shrimp, peeled and deveined (about 4 pounds)
  • Lemon halves (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 218
  • fat 5.9 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • monofat 2.4 g
  • polyfat 1.5 g
  • protein 36.9 g
  • carbohydrate 2.1 g
  • fiber 0.1 g
  • cholesterol 276 mg
  • iron 4.5 mg
  • sodium 457 mg
  • calcium 97 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat broiler.

  2. Combine first 7 ingredients in a large bowl. Add shrimp to bowl; toss to coat. Thread 5 shrimp onto each of 20 (12-inch) wooden skewers. Arrange 10 skewers on a large baking sheet. Broil 3 minutes on one side; carefully turn and broil 2 minutes or until shrimp are done. Place skewers on a serving platter. Repeat procedure with remaining 10 skewers. Serve with lemon halves, if desired.