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Herb-Marinated Shrimp

Yield 3 servings (serving size: 2 skewers)
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.

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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.

  6. carbo rating: 3

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