Herb-Marinated Shrimp

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To prepare this recipe indoors, place a large grill pan over medium-high heat until hot; coat grill pan with cooking spray. Place skewers on grill pan, and cook 3 minutes on each side or until done.

Yield:

3 servings (serving size: 2 skewers)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 248
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 7.3 g
Satfat 1.2 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 39.1 g
Carbohydrate 4.1 g
Fiber 0.8 g
Cholesterol 287 mg
Iron 5.7 mg
Sodium 670 mg
Calcium 139 mg

Ingredients

1/3 cup basil leaves
1/4 cup mint leaves
2 tablespoons oregano leaves
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
3 garlic cloves, halved
2 1/2 teaspoons extravirgin olive oil
1 1/4 pounds peeled and deveined large shrimp
Cooking spray

Preparation

1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a food processor, and pulse until mixture is coarsely chopped. Add olive oil, and process until well blended.

2. Combine herb mixture and shrimp in a large bowl; toss to coat. Cover and marinate shrimp in refrigerator 30 minutes.

3. Thread shrimp onto 6 (12-inch) skewers.

4. Prepare grill.

5. Place skewers on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 3 minutes on each side or until done.

carbo rating: 3

Note:

The Complete Step-by-Step Low Carb Cookbook

January 2005
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