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These vividly seasoned shrimp are great on their own, served atop pasta, or as part of a tapas tray.

Recipe by Cooking Light May 2004


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Recipe Summary

5 servings (serving size: about 4 ounces shrimp)


Ingredient Checklist


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

  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

193 calories; calories from fat 32%; fat 6.9g; saturated fat 1g; mono fat 3.4g; poly fat 1.6g; protein 27.9g; carbohydrates 3.7g; fiber 0.8g; cholesterol 207mg; iron 3.7mg; sodium 335mg; calcium 81mg.