Rating: 4.5 stars
8 Ratings
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These skewers are a simple, quick, and fresh-tasting entrée. Shrimp cook fast, making them great for the broiler—but watch the time and keep an eye on them so they don't overcook and dry out.

David Bonom
Recipe by Cooking Light March 2011

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Credit: Quentin Bacon; Styling: Philippa Brathwaite

Recipe Summary

total:
45 mins
Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 6 shrimp)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine first 10 ingredients in a food processor; process until smooth. Place in a bowl; add shrimp, tossing to coat. Marinate in refrigerator for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

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  • Preheat broiler to high.

  • Remove shrimp from marinade; thread 6 shrimp onto each of 4 (8-inch) wooden skewers. Place skewers on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray; top with any remaining marinade. Broil 5 inches from heat for 2 minutes on each side or until shrimp are done.

Nutrition Facts

285 calories; fat 13.3g; saturated fat 2g; mono fat 7.9g; poly fat 2.3g; protein 35.3g; carbohydrates 4.6g; fiber 0.7g; cholesterol 259mg; iron 5.2mg; sodium 555mg; calcium 121mg.
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