Grilled Shrimp with Lime-Cilantro Dipping Sauce

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 6 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 208
Fat 11 g
Satfat 1 g
Protein 24 g
Carbohydrate 3 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 171 mg
Sodium 1218 mg

Ingredients

Shrimp:
32 medium to large shrimp (about 2 lb.), peeled and deveined
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
1/4 cup olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
Salt and pepper
Dipping sauce:
1/2 cup soy sauce
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
2 tablespoons lime juice
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/4 teaspoon sugar

Preparation

1. Preheat broiler or prepare a medium-hot charcoal fire.

2. Make sauce: Combine soy sauce, cilantro, lime juice, oil, sugar and 1 Tbsp. water in a small bowl. Mix well until sugar is dissolved. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Sauce can be prepared up to 2 days in advance and stored, covered, in the refrigerator.

3. Make shrimp: Rinse shrimp under cold running water, drain and pat dry. Place them in a large bowl and add lemon juice and zest, oil, garlic, salt and pepper. Mix well to coat. Thread shrimp flat (through tail and head) dividing evenly among 8 long metal skewers. Cook shrimp about 6 inches from heat until bright pink and firm, about 3 minutes per side. Remove shrimp from skewers to a serving platter and serve warm with sauce on the side.

Note:

August 2009
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