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Spiced Shrimp with Avocado Oil

Randy Mayor; Melanie J. Clarke
Yield 5 servings (serving size: about 4 ounces shrimp)
These vividly seasoned shrimp are great on their own, served atop pasta, or as part of a tapas tray.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons avocado oil, divided
  • Lime wedges

Nutrition Information

  • calories 193
  • caloriesfromfat 32 %
  • fat 6.9 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • monofat 3.4 g
  • polyfat 1.6 g
  • protein 27.9 g
  • carbohydrate 3.7 g
  • fiber 0.8 g
  • cholesterol 207 mg
  • iron 3.7 mg
  • sodium 335 mg
  • calcium 81 mg

How to Make It

  1. Sprinkle shrimp with sugar and salt. Combine chili powder, cumin, coriander, and oregano. Lightly coat shrimp with spice mixture.

  2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 teaspoon oil and half of shrimp; sauté 4 minutes or until done. Remove from pan. Repeat procedure with 1 teaspoon oil and remaining shrimp. Place shrimp on a platter; drizzle remaining 2 1/2 teaspoons oil over shrimp. Serve with lime wedges.